Indian Journal of Urology
REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2001  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 97--102

TURP syndrome - current concepts in the pathophysiology and management


H Krishna Moorthy, Shoba Philip 
 Lourdes Hospital, Cochin, India

Correspondence Address:
H Krishna Moorthy
Consultant Urologist, Lourdes Hospital, Cochin - 682 012
India

Trans Urethral Resection of Prostate (TURP) syndrome is one of the commonest and dreaded complications of urological endoscopic surgery. Even in the best of hands, the incidence of TURP syndrome is up to 20% and car­ries a significant mortality rate. This paper highlights the various pathophysiological mechanisms of TURP syndrome, steps to prevent/delay the onset of manifesta­tions and the treatment of established TURP syndrome.


How to cite this article:
Moorthy H K, Philip S. TURP syndrome - current concepts in the pathophysiology and management.Indian J Urol 2001;17:97-102


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Moorthy H K, Philip S. TURP syndrome - current concepts in the pathophysiology and management. Indian J Urol [serial online] 2001 [cited 2020 Dec 1 ];17:97-102
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