Decision Aid Summary

Title Treatment Choices for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
Audience Men with lower urinary tract symptoms thought by the doctor to be due to benign prostatic hyperplasia.
Options included Watchful waiting.
Medication: alpha blockers; reductase inhibitors.
Surgery: TURP, prostatectomy, TUIP, TUNA, TUMT.
Year of last update or review 2010
Format Web, paper, DVD
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Informed Medical Decisions Foundation
Where was it developed? http://informedmedicaldecisions.org
Informed Medical Decisions Foundation
US
Health condition Prostate Diseases
Type of decision aid Treatment
Language English
Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:
out of criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid
out of criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2017-04-06.