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Comment on the Paper “Condom-Assisted Transurethral Resection: A New Surgical Technique for Urethral Tumor”, Surgical Science, Vol. 1, 2010, pp. 46-48

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ABSTRACT

The authors introduce a new technical modification which facilitates endoscopic resection of urethra tumors located at navicular fossa by using a tipcut condom that covers the resectoscope and the penis. This tech-nique can be used in the diagnosis and management of all kind male anterior urethral lesions at this location.

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G. Aslan, "Comment on the Paper “Condom-Assisted Transurethral Resection: A New Surgical Technique for Urethral Tumor”, Surgical Science, Vol. 1, 2010, pp. 46-48," Surgical Science, Vol. 2 No. 4, 2011, pp. 193-194. doi: 10.4236/ss.2011.24042.

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