Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP)
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Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP)

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References:

About prostatectomy (for benign prostatic hypertrophy). American College of Surgeons website. Available at: http://www.medem.com/search/article_display.cfm?path=\\TANQUERAY\M_ContentItem&mstr=/M_ContentItem/ZZZBLD85IWC.html&soc=ACS&srch_typ=NAV_SERCH . Accessed July 28, 2003.

BPH: surgical treatment. Urology Channel website. Available at: http://www.urologychannel.com/prostate/bph/treatment_surg.shtml . Accessed July 28, 2003.

How is prostate cancer treated? American Cancer Society website. Available at: http://www.cancer.org/docroot/CRI/content/CRI_2_2_4X_How_Is_Prostate_Cancer_Treated_36.asp?sitearea . Accessed July 28, 2003.

Leslie SW. Transurethral resection of the prostate. Emedicine [serial online]. 2003. Available at: http://www.emedicine.com/med/topic3071.htm Accessed July 28, 2003.



Last reviewed March 2008 by Miguel Antelo, MD

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