Surgery Outperforms Drug Therapy in Treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Mayo Clinic Study

Published: Jun 01, 2010

Newswise — A 17-year-long community study looking at symptoms of enlarged prostate in over 2,000 men age 40 to 79 years suggests that surgery for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) offers more relief from incontinence and obstruction symptoms than treatment from drug-based therapy, according to a new study by researchers at Mayo Clinic. The researchers presented their results today at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association.

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