Anthony Stone, MD


Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia:

March 01, 2003

Traditionally, urologists have cared for patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). However, because of demographic fluctuations, changes in the health care system, and the development of effective pharmacologic therapy for BPH, primary care physicians are increasingly involved not only in initial patient evaluation but also in continuing management. Here we provide guidelines for treatment of uncomplicated BPH--with special emphasis on medical therapies.