Flashcards in BPH Deck (12):
What does BPH stand for?
Benign prostatic hyperplasia
What are the symptoms of BPH?
What is a differential for BPH?
Which symptoms point towards the eventual need for surgery?
What should be asked specifically in the history?
What examination should be carried out?
Exclusion of caudal equina
Which investigations should be carried out in GP?
When would urine cytology be performed?
If symptoms very irritating
To exclude carcinoma in situ
What is important to remember when taking PSA?
DRE will put it up so need to do PSA first.
PSA increases with age
What is uroflowmetry?
Checks pressure of flow of urine
What is a transrectal ultrasoundography for?
Guides prostatic biopsy needle