Management of benign prostatic hyperplasia by the primary care physician in the 21st century: the new paradigm.

@article{Barkin2008ManagementOB,
  title={Management of benign prostatic hyperplasia by the primary care physician in the 21st century: the new paradigm.},
  author={Jack Barkin},
  journal={The Canadian journal of urology},
  year={2008},
  volume={15 Suppl 1},
  pages={21-30; discussion 30}
}
  • Jack Barkin
  • Published 2008 in The Canadian journal of urology
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is one of the commonest causes of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in men over age 50. Fifty percent of men over age 50 will require some type of management for BPH/LUTS symptoms. Until about 15 years ago, the most common management for BPH was a transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) operation. Initially, once… CONTINUE READING