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  • TITLE: Epidemiological, Clinical and Management of Benign Prostatic Hypertrophia in Urologie Department in N’Djamena, Chad

    AUTHORS: Kimassoum Rimtebaye, Edouard Hervé Moby Mpah, Arya Zarif Agah Tashkand, Franklin Danki Sillong, Mignagnal Kaboro, Lamine Niang, Serigne Magueye Gueye

    KEYWORDS: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Prostate, Urology, X Ray, Surgery

    JOURNAL NAME: Open Journal of Urology, Vol.7 No.1, January 12, 2017

    ABSTRACT: Aim: To determine the epidemiological, clinical, paraclinical characteristics and assess the result of surgical treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in the urological department. Patients and Method: It is a retrospective descriptive study of 757 patient samples whose BPH diagnosis was pronounced and have benefited of the open surgery in urology department from January 2006 to December 2010. The variables studied were sociodemographical, clinical, paraclinical, therapeutical and the follow up. Those variables were: arterial tension, sonography, consultation reasons and hospitalization, the data provided rectal touch, the comorbidity, the prostatic specific antigen (PSA), other blood tests, urinary tests, medical management surgical treatment, the causes of death and the complications. Results: during the study period, 2406 patients were hospitalized, from them 1472 (61.18%) for low urinary tract diseases where 757 for BPH. The mean age was 64.18 years. The acute urine retention was the main cause of hospitalizations and consultations (51.51%). The rectal touch Helped in diagnosing 96.43% of cases. PSA in 74.10%, the sonography evaluated the volume of the prostate and the complications on the upper urinary tract, kidney dilatation and stones. An urgent evacuation of acute retention of urine in the bladder was done in 74.10%, a medical treatment was done in 33.47%. The open surgery was done in 66.47%. The evolution was good for 703 (92.86%), 54 died (7.14%) and the causes were various (anemia, hyperglycemia, HIV…). Conclusion: The BHP was the first reason of consultation and hospitalization in urology department in N’Djamena. Its diagnosis was done after the analysis of a beam clinical and paraclinical arguments. In the absence of an endoscopic resection column, open surgery was the only surgical treatment.