Decision Aid Summary
|Title||Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH).|
|Audience||Men with bothersome symptoms caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).|
|Options included||Watchful waiting.
Alpha blocker or combination medical therapy.
Transurethral microwave thermotherapy or needle ablation.
Laser photovaporization of the prostate (PVP).
Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP).
Electrovaporization of the prostate.
Transurethral incision of the prostate.
|Year of last update or review||2017|
|Format||Web, paper, PDF|
|How to obtain||For access to the PDA for review, please contact the developer.|
|Where was it firstname.lastname@example.org
|Health condition||Enlarged Prostate (BPH)|
|Type of decision aid||Treatment|
|Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:|
|7 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid|
|8 out of 9 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.