Hyperplasia Benign prostatic

+50% for men over 50 years old


Obstruction of the urinary tract

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Everything you need to know about HBP

It is the most common pathology of the prostate gland in men, which affects more than 50% in men aged 50 years and can reach a prevalence of 88% at age 90.

Benign Prostate Hyperplasia, or BPH, consists of a benign prostate growth, at the expense of the central and transitional prostatic zone, and may condition a urinary tract obstruction. This obstruction conditions a symptomatology that alters significantly the patient's quality of life.

It is important a Early diagnosis and treatment to avoid complicationsderived from said urinary tract obstruction such as acute urine retention, the appearance of stones in the bladder or even, in advanced cases, kidney failure.

Obstruction of the lower urinary tract due to BPH is manifested by the appearance of voiding (obstructive) voiding symptoms, such as difficulty in initiating urination, weak and choppy urinary stream, the sensation of not completely emptying the bladder, as well as the presence of filling symptoms (irritative), among which the increased frequency and urgency of urination stand out, with or without associated leaks and nocturia (waking up frequently at night to urinate).

The Symptoms are independent of prostate size, there are small prostates that can have very important symptoms and large prostates that hardly produce any symptoms.

The evolution of untreated BPH can cause a worsening in the patient's quality of life and potentially trigger serious complications that require surgical treatment such as:

  • Acute urine retention.
  • Recurrent hematuria.
  • Urinary infections.
  • Bladder stones.
  • Obstructive uropathy and deterioration of kidney function (renal failure).
  • Urinary incontinence due to overflow.

There are multiple surgical techniques for the treatment of BPH. The choice of treatment will be made based on the size of the prostate and the personal characteristics of the patient.

doctor juan carlos ramirez urologo

"It is the most common pathology of the prostate gland in men, affecting more than 50% in men aged 50 years and can reach a prevalence of 88% at the age of 90"

Dr. Patricia Ramírez

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