transurethral prostatectomy


transurethral prostatectomy
transurethral resection of the prostate; see under resection.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Transurethral resection of the prostate — Interventions infobox Name = Transurethral resection of the prostate Caption = ICD10 = ICD9 = 60.29 MeshID = D OtherCodes = Transurethral resection of the prostate (also known as TURP, plural TURPs and as a transurethral prostatic resection TUPR) …   Wikipedia

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  • transurethral resection of the prostate — (TURP) prostatectomy done with a cystoscope passed through the urethra …   Medical dictionary


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