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Therapeutic options in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia

Authors Sandhu J

Published 4 August 2009 Volume 2009:3 Pages 213—223

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/PPA.S4028

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Jaspreet S Sandhu

Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center New York, NY 10065, USA

Abstract: Current theraputic options for the treatment of symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) are reviewed. Therapeutic options for mild lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), as defined by the American Urological Association, are generally treated medically. Moderate to severe LUTS can be treated medically or with surgical therapy. Current medical and surgical treatments for LUTS secondary to BPH are reviewed and evolving treatments are explored.

Keywords: benign prostatic hyperplasia, prostatectomy, TURP

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