Benign prostatic hyperplasia in the elderly

J. Rosenfeld, M. S. Soloway

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Abstract

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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)13-21
Number of pages9
JournalGeriatric Medicine Today
Volume9
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jan 1 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geriatrics and Gerontology

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    Rosenfeld, J., & Soloway, M. S. (1990). Benign prostatic hyperplasia in the elderly. Geriatric Medicine Today, 9(6), 13-21.