Benign prostatic hyperplasia: from A - Z.

  title={Benign prostatic hyperplasia: from A - Z.},
  author={Mostafa M. Elhilali and John Curtis Nickel},
  journal={The Canadian journal of urology},
  volume={10 2},
The management of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia over the last decade underwent many changes. The introduction of many medical options including alpha blockers and 5 alpha reductase inhibitors provided alternatives to what used to be surgery or "watchful waiting". Alpha blockers evolved over the years from non specific alpha 1, and 2 blockers to alpha 1 selective and then to alpha 1a selective with a wider acceptance due to lack of need to titrate… CONTINUE READING