BPH Outcome

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Direct Treatment Outcomes Baloon Dilation TUIP Open Surgery TURP Watchful Waiting Alpha Blockers Finasteride
1. Chance for improvement of symptoms (90% confidence interval) 37-76% 78-83% 94-99.8% 75-96% 31-55% 59-86% 54-78%
2. Degree of symptom improvement (percent reduction in symptom score) 51% 73% 79% 85% Unknown 51% 31%
3. Morbidity/complications associated witd class=”bodyText”surgical or medical treatment (90% confidence interval), about 20% of all complications assumed to be significant 1.78-9.86% 2.2-33.3% 6.98-42.7% 5.2-30.7% 1-5%???? complications from BPH progression 2.9-43.3% 13.6-18.8%
4. Chance of dying within 0.72-9.78% 0.2-1.5% 0.99-4.56% 0.53-3.31% 0.8% chance of death

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Tags: medical treatment, Open, symptom score, Alpha, Finasteride
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