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Interventional treatment: transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) 

Interventional treatment: transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)
Interventional treatment: transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)

Oliver Reich

and Derya Tilki

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date: 26 July 2021

The efficacy of conventional TURP in the improvement of subjective and objective micturitionparameters has been proven without any doubt

While the outstanding long-term treatment efficacy of TURP is widely accepted, it was the associated morbidity of TURP which led to the development of alternative therapy modalities

Mortalily rates with TURP are much higher in larger prostates (>60 g)

Fewer bleeding complications and the lack of the TUR-syndrome have been repeatedly described for bipolar TURP.

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