What is Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP

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Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) is a common procedure used to treat symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). It is a minimally invasive, outpatient procedure that involves removing part of the prostate to relieve symptoms such as frequent urination, difficulty urinating, and urinary retention.

TURP can provide immediate relief from BPH symptoms and may eliminate the need for long-term medications or further surgery. In addition, it is generally well tolerated with minimal associated risk and complications. As such, it has become an increasingly popular option for those seeking effective treatment for BPH-related urinary symptoms.