EARLY VS LATE REMOVAL OF FOLEY’S CATHETER IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING TURP FOR BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA
Introduction: The standard surgical treatment for enlarged prostate is transurethral resection of prostate (TURP). The
duration of catheter after TURP is usually 1-5 days however this duration is a matter of controversy. Some advocate
early removal of the catheter with 24 hours of TURP while others favor delayed removal after 48 hours.