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How I Do it: Day Case Trans-Urethral Resection of Prostate « Contents


(This article was originally published in the Journal of One-Day Surgery Vol. 23 No. 4, 2013. It was Number 7 in the 'How i Do It' series, updated in 2020)

Patient Selection

Anaesthetic Techniques

• Spinal anaesthetic:

     • 2-3mls (40-60mg) 2% hyperbaric prilocaine
     • 1.5mls 0.5% (7.5mg) hyperbaric bupivacaine

• Or short acting general anaesthesia

Surgical Technique

Peri-operative Analgesia

Take Home Medication

Organisational Issues

Anticipated Day Case Rates

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