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Trans-Urethral Resection of Prostate [ Back to leaflets ]

Title
Trans-Urethral Resection of Prostate
Description
Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) is a surgical procedure that involves cutting away a section of the prostate gland. TURP is often used to treat prostate enlargement (the medical term for prostate enlargement is benign prostate hyperplasia - BPH).
Specialty
Urology
Document Number
ULHT-LFT-1899
Version
2
Publication date
05/07/2017
Review Date
05/07/2019
Available in the following languages
English
Trans-Urethral Resection of Prostate (PDF, 563 KB)