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A REVIEW OF UROLOGIC SURGERY

ALBERT J. SCHOLL, M.D.; E. STARR JUDD, M.D.; JEAN VERBRUGGE, M.D.; ALEXANDER B. HEPLER, M.D.; ROBERT GUTIERREZ, M.D.; VINCENT J. O'CONOR, M.D.
Arch Surg. 1934;28(5):974-1000. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1934.01170170169013.
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Resection.  —Legueu and Dossot32 stated that the neck of the bladder is the seat of very diverse lesions all of which end in the same trouble—deficiency of its opening at the time of urination. The rational treatment of this condition is, therefore, destruction or section of the neck and of the relaxed sphincter. Section can be done through the open bladder. When dealing with macroscopic hypertrophy, whether adenoma or carcinoma, the endoscopic route should not be used.The authors stated that it is illogical to attack a carcinoma of the prostate gland by the urethral route in the hope of opening a passage for urine. This is similar to attempting to treat neoplastic stenosis of the pylorus by destroying the carcinomatous buds with a curet.The authors further stated that in dealing with microscopic lesions, whether hyperplasia of the neck of the bladder, an inflammatory process,

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