Transurethral resection

Transurethral resection
: Surgery performed with a special instrument inserted through the urethra. Also called TUR.

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(TUR) endoscopic removal of tissue through the urethra in the treatment of genitourinary disorders, such as bladder tumor, prostate hyperplasia, or ejaculatory duct obstruction; see also transurethral r. of bladder tumor and transurethral r. of the prostate.c

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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