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Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)

This site looks at the best evidence we can find on BPH, mainly through systematic reviews. Sponsorship to expand and maintain it would be welcomed.


Benign prostatic hyperplasia introduction Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: Diagnosis and Treatment How men rate symptom score changes Men's health conference: BPH and prostate cancer Natural history of BPH Predictors of acute urinary retention in men Risk factors for BPH Systematic reviews in BPH

Alternative treatment

Beta-sitosterol for benign prostatic hyperplasia Cernilton for BPH Permixon for BPH Pygeum africanum for BPH Saw palmetto and prostatic hypertrophy

Medical treatment

Alpha-1 antagonists for BPH Alpha blockade for BPH Alfuzosin and postvoid residual urine volume Benign prostatic hyperplasia: benefit and harm with finasteride Benign prostatic hyperplasia: two-year outcomes with finasteride Dutasteride for BPH Finasteride for BPH 1 Finasteride for BPH 2 Finasteride: new systematic review Long-term BPH treatment with finasteride and alpha-blocker Placebo and BPH Step-down treatment in BPH Terazosin for BPH Terazosin for BPH (2)

Surgical treatment

Outcomes with transurethral prostatectomy (TURP) Incision or resection for prostate surgery Laser vs TURP for BPH: systematic review Transurethral microwave therapy for BPH Watchful waiting or surgery for BPH

Other issues

BPH, haematuria, and finasteride Quality of life and BPH