Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate gland that causes an obstruction to the outflow of urine. In this episode, you’ll learn the basics about this condition:
- Who’s most at risk
- The complications of BPH
- Signs and symptoms
- Key assessments for BPH
- Common tests utilized in the evaluation of patients with BPH
- BPH treatments, including medications and TURP surgery
- Why TURP Syndrome happens, how it’s treated, and how we minimize the risk
- Patient education for BPH including lifestyle modifications
- Patient teaching after TURP procedure
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