Benign prostatic hyperplasia is the most common neoplastic growth in men. The basic pathology, diagnosis, and treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia are reviewed. The case of an 82-year-old man with this disease, who underwent a transurethral resection, is presented, and special problems that may arise in evaluating and treating geriatric patients are discussed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||9|
|Journal||Geriatric Medicine Today|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1990|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Geriatrics and Gerontology