IJSRP, Volume 6, Issue 2, February 2016 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
AUB Pethiyagoda, K Pethiyagoda
Trans urethral resection of prostate (TURP) is the most frequently performed surgical treatment for patients diagnosed with benign prostate hyperplasia. This retrospective observational study was design to evaluate the occurrence and the characteristics of incidental prostate cancer (IPC), in patients underwent TURP for clinically benign disease. In histopathology of TURP specimens 14.9% showed incidental prostatic carcinoma concluding that TURP has additional benefit of early diagnosing of prostatic carcinoma.