TUVP - What does TUVP stand for? The Free Dictionary
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|TUVP||Transurethral Vaporization of the Prostate|
|TUVP||Traditional Unionist Voice Party (UK; political party)|
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(11) If this trend continues, we could see TUVP
overtake TURP in the next decade.
However, these treatments were not recommended as a primary treatment for LUTS; the NICE guideline has particularly recommended avoiding these alternatives for patients without a contraindication to standard surgery, such as transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP), transurethal vaporization of the prostate (TUVP
) or holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLep).
TURP is the gold standard for patients who have failed conservative treatments,[sup.5] but in recent years, other minimally invasive alternatives, such as transurethral vaporization of the prostate (TUVP
) and transurethral microwave thermotherapy (TUMT), have been developed.