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© The Author(s) 2021.Objective: In view of changing landscape of surgical treatment for LUTS secondary to BPE, this audit was undertaken to assess key aspects of the processes and outcomes of the current interventional treatments for BPE, across different units in the UK. Materials and method: A multi-institutional snapshot audit was conducted for patients undergoing interventions for LUTS/BPE over 8-week period. Using Delphi process two-part proforma was designed to capture data. Results: 529 patients were included across 20 NHS trusts in England and Wales. Median age was 73 years. Indications for surgery were acute retention (47%) and LUTS (45%). 80% of patients had prior medical therapy. TURP formed the commonest procedure. 27% patients had <23 hour hospital stay. Immediate (21%) and delayed (18%) complications were Clavien-Dindo <2 category. High proportion of patients reported residual symptoms. Type and indication of surgery were significant predictor of complications, length of stay and failure of TWOC outcomes, on multivariate analyses. There were variations in departmental processes, 50% centres used PROMs. Conclusion: Monopolar TURP still remains the commonest intervention for BPE. Most departments are adopting newer technologies. The audit identified opportunities for development of consistent, effective and patient centric practices as well as need for large-scale focused studies.
Author(s): Joshi H, Sali G, Paramore L, Jones R, Lazarowicz H, Kujawa ML, Pandit A, David R, Wilson K, Bates C, Shergill I, Gan C, El-Husseiny T, Mukhtar B, Appanna T, Veeratterapillay R, Harding C, Crockett M, Dawson C, Simpson R, Zelhof B, Starmer B, Mukherjee R, Bourdoumis A, Jelski J, Hashim H, McCabe J, Shaw G, Chow K, Betts C
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
Journal: Scottish Medical Journal
Pages: epub ahead of print
Online publication date: 17/01/2021
Acceptance date: 02/04/2018
ISSN (print): 0036-9330
ISSN (electronic): 2045-6441
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
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