Treatment of BPH: What Is the Gold Standard?

  • Chunxiao Liu
  • Abai Xu
  • Peng Xu


Transurethral resection of prostate (TURP) is considered as the gold standard surgical treatment of benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH). This recommendation has been challenged over the years due to high postoperative complication rates and symptoms recurrence. Modification and innovation of surgical techniques in BPH treatment is deemed necessary. In this article, we introduce the techniques of transurethral enucleation and resection of prostate, which will be the new standard of BPH management.


BPH TURP Enucleation Endoscopic Morcellation 



Benign prostatic hyperplasia


Coronary heart disease


Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease


Diabetic mellitus


Holmium laser nucleation of the prostate


Lower urinary tract symptoms:


Plasma kinetics


Quality of life


Transurethral enucleation and resection of the prostate


Transurethral incision of the prostate


Transurethral resection of the prostate


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chunxiao Liu
    • 1
  • Abai Xu
    • 1
  • Peng Xu
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of UrologyZhujiang Hospital, Southern Medical UniversityGuangzhouChina

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