TURP


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TURP

(tɜːp)
n acronym for
(Surgery) surgery transurethral resection of the prostate: a surgical procedure in which an electronic cutting implement is fed through the urethra to remove part of an enlarged prostate
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Noun1.TURP - removal of significant amounts of prostate tissue (as in cases of benign prostatic hyperplasia)
resection - surgical removal of part of a structure or organ
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TURP

abbr transurethral resection of the prostate. V. resection.
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Prostate was found hard in 6%, with immobile mucosa in 1%, tenderness in 22%, upper margin not approachable in 6% and Nodularity in 3% of the cases Lyari General Hospital is catering the surgical needs, especially endoscopic gold standard option (TURP), of the patients not only from Lyari but also from Baluchistan and Iran along with remote and underdeveloped areas of Sindh.
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This is due to the fact that these patients show worse results after TURP treatment, while open prostatectomy remains the last treatment option due to its invasiveness and potential complications.
Patients suffering from kidney stones and Benign Prostate disease will be treated by RIRS and HoLEP along with ESWL, PCNL and TURP and they will not have to travel abroad for such procedures, he added.
Review of the literature indicates that blue nevus typically presents as a single focus and is characteristically diagnosed on TURP and prostatectomy specimens.
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, an economic consulting firm, showed that average total bipolar TURP cost per procedure is approximately $1,100 lower than monopolar TURP, amounting to a 23.1 percent cost savings.
up to 27% at the time of TURP. Nowadays due to increased use of PSA for screening of prostatic cancer the incidence of incidental prostatic cancer in TURP specimens is low4.
Principal Post Graduate Medical Institute Prof Dr Ghias-un-Nabi Tayyab expressed satisfaction over the new facility and said that the bipolar turp would be low-cost and more beneficial for the patients, as it was costing around Rs 3 lakh in the private sector, while at General Hospital it would be almost free-of-cost.