Flank pain radiating in the groin
Distention of the lower abdomen
TURP is the most common operation for BPH.
Explain the purpose and function of a two-way irrigation system.
Expect bloody urine, which will clear as healing takes place.
He will be pain free.
Limit visits by staff.
encourage family phone calls.
Position in a bright, busy area.
Speak soothingly and provide quiet music.
Increase the I.V. flow rate
Notify the doctor immediately
Assess the irrigation catheter for patency and drainage
Administer meperidine (Demerol) as prescribed
“Have you noticed a change in the force of the urinary system?”
“Have you noticed a change in tolerance of certain foods in your diet?”
“Do you notice polyuria in the AM?”
“Do you notice any burning with urination or any odor to the urine?”
Add fiber to his diet.
Exercise on a regular basis.
Report incomplete bladder emptying
Take the prescribed dose at bedtime.
Outpatient procedure in most cases
Transfusion rate of 2-4%
Retrograde ejaculation in 50% of men
Most effective long term treatment
Erectile dysfunction in 2%
Laser light exhibits all photons i phase (coherence)
The photons travel at right angles (collimation)
The photons have varying wavelenghts (polychromicity)
May be legally performed in 48 of the 50 US states
Cause eye damage in most surgeons after prolonged use
Improvment in symptoms in 2-3 weeks
Side effects of dizziness and fatigue
Once daily dosing
25% decrease in prostate size
Minimal changes in blood pressure
10% of men in their 60s
30% of men in their 60s
50% of men in their 60s
90% of men in their 60s
BPH and prostate cancer are unrelated
BPH causes prostate cancer
BPH is a symptom of prostate cancer