EAU Guidelines on benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

  title={EAU Guidelines on benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).},
  author={Jean J. M. C. H. de la Rosette and Gerasimos Alivizatos and Stephan Madersbacher and Massimo Perachino and Diana W. Thomas and François Desgrandchamps and Martin de Wildt},
  journal={European urology},
  volume={40 3},
  pages={256-63; discussion 264}
OBJECTIVE To establish guidelines for the diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of BPH. METHODS A search of published work was conducted using Medline. In combination with expert opinions recommendations were made on the usefulness of tests for assessment and follow-up: mandatory, recommended, or optional. In addition, indications and outcomes for the different therapeutic options were reviewed. RESULTS A digital rectal examination is mandatory in the assessment for the diagnosis of BPH… CONTINUE READING