Transurethral Resection of The Prostate (TURP)

Transurethral Resection of The Prostate (TURP)

transurethral resection of the prostate(TURP) is surgery to remove parts of theprostate gland through the penis. No incisions are needed. The surgeon reaches the prostateby putting an instrument into the end of the penis and through the urethra. This instrument, called a resectoscope, is about 12 inches long and .

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