Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: A Brief Overview of Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, and Therapy

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Benign prostatic hyperplasia is a common condition, causing symptoms in 75% of men over the age of 70. To understand the role of a novel treatment for this condition, an understanding of the pathology, approach to diagnosis, and range of existing therapies are important. This article provides a general overview of benign prostatic hyperplasia evaluation and management.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)261-264
Number of pages4
JournalTechniques in Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2012



  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia
  • Lower urinary tract symptoms
  • LUTS

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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