December 5th, 2001

Transurethral Incision of the Prostate (TUIP)

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A treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in which one or two small incisions are made in the prostate with an electrical knife or laser.  Symptoms of BPH are alleviated by decreasing the pressure the prostate exerts on the urethra.

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