Flashcards in BPH Deck (11)
what cells are hyperplasic in BPH?
What area is affected by BPH?
inner (transitional) layer
What molecule causes proliferation of stromal cells in the prostate?
what is DHT produced from?
produced from tetosterone in stromal cells by 5 alpha reductase enzyme
can a median sulcus be felt on DRE with BPH?
what investigations should be done for BPH?
TRUS and biopsy
name a alpha blocker?
name a 5alpha reductase inhibtor?
what is a side effect of 5alpha reducatse inhibitors?
excreted in semen (use condoms)
what is a side effect of alpha blockers
extra pyramidal signs