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Common Urologic Problems: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Sujata Patwardhan

343 pages
Jaypee Bros Medical Pub Pvt Ltd

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BEP) or prostate enlargement is a common condition that affects older men. It is usually not a serious threat to health, but puts pressure on the bladder and urethra, which affects the passing of urine.

This book is a comprehensive guide to BEP, covering all aspects of the disorder, from etiology and evaluation, to medical and surgical management.

Divided into fifty chapters, it provides detail on all conditions associated with BEP, including acute and chronic urinary retention, asymptomatic prostatic enlargement and post prostatectomy incontinence. TURP (transurethral resection of the prostate) surgery is covered in depth.

Key points

  • Comprehensive guide to Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BEP)/prostate enlargement
  • Covers all aspects of the disorder from etiology and evaluation, to treatment of numerous associated conditions
  • In depth coverage of TURP surgery
  • Includes more than 300 detailed diagrams, figures and tables
Author Bio

Sujata Patwardhan MCh Urology
Professor and Head, Department of Urology, KEM Hospital, Consultant Bethany Hospital, Mumbai, Maharastra, India