A Case of Lithotomy, Where a Tumour of the Prostate Was Successfully Enucleated; with Remarks on the Removal of Such Growths

Reginald Harrison
1882 Medico-chirurgical transactions  
I DESIRE to record this case, not as presenting any novelty in treatment or in operative procedure, but as bearing upon the remedying of prostatic enlargement by means other than those commonly recognised. If the patient, whose case I am about to relate, had not had a stone in his bladder, he would not in all probability have been cured of his large prostate, or if his stone had been of a size or of a nature which would have permitted of its being removed by any other than a cutting operation,
more » ... cutting operation, though he might have been relieved of it, he would have been none the more rid of those other urinary troubles which usually attend a large prostate.
doi:10.1177/095952878206500106 fatcat:nipgmfssrjdkpigum35sqgwkii