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Emergencies due to BPH

Stephen F Wyler and Malte Rieken

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/9780199572779.003.0024

Series: Oxford Urology Library

Emergencies due to BPH

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• Acute urinary retention necessitates immediate drainage of the bladder • In acute prostatitis antibiotic treatment and depending on severity hospitalization is necessary • In case of infection concomitant urological disorders need to be treated immediately • Urethral strictures are often related to prior transurethral intervention.

Chapter.  2239 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Genito-urinary Medicine

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