Volume 2007, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 0253-8253
  • EISSN: 2227-0426


Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a chronic and complex disease involving anatomical enlargement of the gland, real urinary obstruction and non-specific lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). LUTS are age-related lower urinary tract symptoms that affect 30-60% of men over the age of 40 years. LUTS could be due to causes related to the prostate, bladder or the central nervous system. Because the term “LUTS” is broader, it has replaced the term “prostatism”; the term LUTS BPH is the preferred one in urological literature


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