In TURP, the surgeon inserts a thin tube up the urethra and cuts away pieces of the prostate with a wire loop while looking through a cystoscope. TURP and open surgery both require general anesthesia and a stay in the hospital.
Medical Tests for Prostate Problems NKUDIC: NIH Publication No. 12-5105 January 2012
What I Need to Know About Prostate Problems NIH: NIH Publication No. 08 4806 February 2008
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