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Complications of BPH

Jens J Rassweiler

in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Men

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199572779
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199607501 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199572779.003.0022

Series: Oxford Urology Library

Complications of BPH

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• Benign prostatic hyperplasia is associated with significant side effects • There is a need to evaluate these side effects as a basis for treatment decision • Interventional management of benign prostatic hyperplasia is also associated with complications. Such side-effects may occur peri- as well as postoperatively • Recent technological improvement of the different treatment techniques (ie TURP, laserablation, laserenucleation) has resulted in a significant decrease of perioperative complication rate.

Chapter.  4132 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Genito-urinary Medicine

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