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Prostatitis in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) patients in Sanglah general hospital, Denpasar

Abstract

Most of prostatitis cases in BPH are underdiagnosed, due to asymptomatic prostatitis or overlapping symptoms. Therefore, prostatitis usually found by chance from histologic finding of prostate tissue specimens. A retrospective descriptive study, all BPH patients who underwent TURP or open prostatectomy at Sanglah General Hospital from January-December 2014. Data was collected from medical records, prostatitis was determined by histological examination. Out of total 93 BPH patients who underwent TURP or open prostatectomy, 78 (86.7%) revealed chronic prostatitis, 3 samples were missing. Mean of age was 66.9 years, median of PSA level was 9.41 ng/ml, and median of prostate volume was 48.36 ml, 34% had history of urine catheter insertion for 30 days or more, 56.8% with bacteriuria, and 25% with obesity. Chronic prostatitis frequently presents in men with BPH. This condition needs further study to elucidate whether it provides a better information for BPH management.

 

 

How to Cite

Lesmana, R., & Kusuma Duarsa, G. W. (2018). Prostatitis in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) patients in Sanglah general hospital, Denpasar. Medicina, 49(1). https://doi.org/10.15562/medicina.v49i1.253

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