Transurethral resection of the prostate

TURP; Prostate resection - transurethral

Transurethral resection of the prostate is a surgery to remove the inside part of the prostate gland. It is done in order to treat symptoms of an enlarged prostate.

Related topics include benign prostatic hyperplasia, prostate resection -- minimally invasive, and simple prostatectomy.

Male reproductive anatomy

The male reproductive structures include the penis, the scrotum, the seminal vesicles and the prostate.

Prostate gland

The prostate gland is a fibrous organ that surrounds the urinary urethra at the base of the bladder.

Prostatectomy  - series

The prostate gland is an organ that surrounds the urinary urethra in men. It secretes fluid which mixes with sperm to make semen. The urethra carries urine from the bladder and sperm from the testes to the penis.

TURP  - series

The prostate gland is an organ that surrounds the urinary urethra in men. It secretes fluid which mixes with sperm to make semen.

Description

Why the Procedure Is Performed

Risks

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After the Procedure

Outlook (Prognosis)