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TUVPTransurethral Vaporization of the Prostate
TUVPTraditional 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.