Does Preoperative Use of Dutasteride Decrease Bleeding During Open Prostatectomy?

Demirbas A., Resorlu B., GÜLPINAR M. T., Kardas S., Doluoglu O. G., Tepeler A., ...More

UROLOGY JOURNAL, vol.15, no.1, pp.48-52, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.22037/uj.v0i0.3693
  • Journal Name: UROLOGY JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.48-52
  • Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose: To investigate whether use of dutasteride, a 5-alpha reductase inhibitor, for at least four weeks preoperatively affected the blood loss during open prostatectomy (OP).