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Pharmacotherapy of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Bairy, Prabhav TL (2009) Pharmacotherapy of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. JPBS, 22 (2). pp. 6-11.

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Abstract

Men who have benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) with symptoms usually need some kind of treatment at some time. Despite many advances in the pharmacotherapy of BPH, the surgery remains the treatment of choice. The pathogenesis of BPH remains obscure even though some speculations are made. Although the need for treatment is not usually urgent, doctors generally advise going ahead with treatment once the problems become bothersome or present a health risk. There are different modalities of treatment available to manage BPH and the choice depends on the facilities available in a particular centre.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Prostatic Hyperplasia, Drug Therapy, Pathophysiology, Clinical Manifestations, Pharmacotherapy
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Pharmacology
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2012 09:19
Last Modified: 09 Jan 2012 09:19
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/2219

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