Journal article

Incidence of complications in men undergoing transurethral resection of the prostate

Snezana Kusljic, Jessica Aneja, Elizabeth Manias

COLLEGIAN | ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV | Published : 2017

Abstract

Objectives: To examine the link between medication use and the risk of bleeding complications following transurethral resection of the prostate from the second postoperative day until hospital discharge. Method: Using a retrospective observational study design, the medical records of all patients who underwent transurethral resection of the prostate over a 24-month period were examined. Comprehensive data regarding patients’ medication history, comorbidities and complications that occurred either during or after surgery were collected from medical records. Inferential statistical analysis was used to examine associations between demographic and medication variables and the risk of complicati..

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