Change in intraoperative rectal temperature influencing erectile dysfunction following transurethral resection of the prostate

Chih Kuang Liu, Chun Hou Liao, Kong Sang Wan, Wen Kai Lee, Huey Sheng Jeng, Ben Chang Shia, Chu Chieh Chen, Ming Chung Ko

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Abstract

Background/Purpose: In this study, we assessed the relationship between changes in intraoperative rectal temperature and erectile function in patients who have undergone transurethral resection of the prostate. Methods: Eighty-six potential patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia-induced lower urinary tract symptoms were studied. Patients were divided into two groups: group 1-small prostates (

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)320-324
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of the Formosan Medical Association = Taiwan yi zhi
Volume111
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2012
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Prostate
  • Temperature
  • Transurethral resection

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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