Benign prostatic hyperplasia: epidemiology, economics and evaluation.

  title={Benign prostatic hyperplasia: epidemiology, economics and evaluation.},
  author={Camille Vuichoud and Kevin Raymond Loughlin},
  journal={The Canadian journal of urology},
  volume={22 Suppl 1},
INTRODUCTION Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is arguably the most common benign disease of mankind. As men age, the prostate inexorably grows often causing troubling symptoms causing them to seek out care. While traditionally treated by transurethral resection or open surgical removal of the hypertrophied adenoma, today the urologist has numerous medical, surgical and minimally invasive techniques available. In this supplement The Canadian Journal of Urology provides a review of the various… CONTINUE READING

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