Diagnostic role of prostate resection in the elderly patients who experience significant co-morbidity with a high clinical suspicion of prostate cancer.

The necessity of routine prostate biopsy prior to transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) in elderly comorbid patients with a high prostate spe...
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