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All about BPH

What is the Pathophysiology of BPH Enlargement of prostate that compresses urethra constriction and interfers with urination
What do Alpha blocking agents do? Promote relaxation in the prostate, and relax smooth muscle. BUT DO NOT reduce prostate size.
Side effects of Alpha blocking agents orthostatic hypotension, dizziness
What do 5-a-reductase inhibitors do? Reduce size of prostate Blocks DHT (dihydrotestosterone)
Side effects of 5-a-reductase inhibitors Impotence, and decreased libido
types of Alpha blocking agents doxazosin (Cardura), Terazosin( Hytrin), Tamsulosin(FLomax), Alfuzosin (uroxatral)
Clinical ManifestationsBPH: Obstructive decreased caliber or force of stream, terminal dribbling, retention, difficulty initiating voiding
CLinical Manifestations of BPH: Irritative urgency, dysuria, frequency, incontinence, nocturia
Etiology and Risk factors of BPH Family history, environment, Diet: increased sat. fats (butter, beef), Obesity (increased waist circumference)
Complications of BPH Acute urinary retention, UTI, Septicemia secondary to UTI, bladder calculi, Pyelonephritis, hydronephrosis leading to renal failure.
Surgical treatment for BPH TURP
Created by: Jaycee420