Distention Therapy in Early Stages

  • Howard N. Fenster
  • Martin G. McLoughlin


For years physicians and surgeons have sought a nonsurgical approach to benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) and its concomitant outlet obstruction. Nonsurgical treatments have included catheter techniques, hormones administration, and the use of a variety of medications in an attempt to shrink the size of the prostate gland or relieve obstruction at the bladder neck and/or sphincter mechanism. These treatment plans have not met with sufficient success to replace surgery as the mainstay of treatment.


Outlet Obstruction Neurogenic Bladder Detrusor Contraction Benign Prostatic Hypertro Anticholinergic Medication 
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  • Howard N. Fenster
  • Martin G. McLoughlin

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