What is Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)?

Category: Surgeries

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Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) is a surgical treatment done to remove the section of the prostate that is blocking urine flow. It is also a diagnostic procedure to screen for cancer.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 2
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)

Side effect Patients
Ejaculation dysfunction 1
Pain 1

Duration

Stopped having Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 6
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 2
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There are no evaluations for Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP).