Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP)

Transrectal Ultrasonography
May 29, 2014
Transurethral:
May 29, 2014

Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP)

A surgical procedure to remove tissue obstructing the urethra. The technique involves the insertion of an instrument called a resectoscope in the penile urethra, and is intended to relieve obstruction of urine flow due to enlargement of the prostate.