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Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP) (Chilliwack General Hospital) [English] Public

Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) involves the surgical removal of the inner portion of the prostate. A long slender lighted tube is passed through the urinary passageway (the urethra) to reach the prostate gland. A special cutting instrument is inserted through the lighted tube to remove the prostate gland. Information on home catheter care, permitted activities, and pain management are contained in this factsheet. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
Body Location:
  • Kidneys and Urinary System
Diagnosis and Therapy:
  • Rehabilitation and Recovery,
  • Surgery and Procedures
Disorders and Conditions:
  • Kidney/Renal,
  • Mens Health,
  • Surgery
  • Catheter,
  • Discharge,
  • Instructions,
  • Prostate,
  • TUPR,
  • TURP
  • All
  • Surgical Services
Revision Date:
November 01, 2010
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