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Category: Urology--->Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) and Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS)
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Question 1#Print Question

What percentage of total serum testosterone is unbound in plasma?

a. 2%
b. 12%
c. 32%
d. 42%
e. 8%


Question 2#Print Question

Which of the following is TRUE with respect to BPH?

a. Is a histological process predominantly characterised by benign prostatic hypertrophy
b. Always causes lower urinary tract symptoms
c. May not produce bladder outlet obstruction
d. Requires the absence of androgens
e. Is always a progressive disease


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The following are true regarding the zonal anatomy of the prostate, EXCEPT:

a. There are four zones (central, transition zone, peripheral zone, anterior fibromuscular septum)
b. BPH mainly affects the peripheral zone
c. The peripheral zone comprises 65% of glandular tissue of the prostate
d. The transition comprises around 10% of the glandular tissue
e. The majority of cancers are located in the peripheral zone


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Which of the following is FALSE regarding the International Prostate Symptom Score?

a. The questionnaire has eight questions
b. The first seven questions are graded from 1 to 5
c. Includes a question grading the symptom of intermittent flow
d. A score of 8 signifies moderate LUTS
e. A score of 20 signifies severe LUTS


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The following therapies for BPH are NOT recommended by NICE (CG97).

a. Alpha-blockers in combination with 5 alpha reductase inhibitors
b. Millin’s prostatectomy
c. Bipolar TURP
d. Transurethral vaporisation of the prostate
e. Holmium laser ablation of the prostate




Category: Urology--->Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) and Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS)
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