H Krishna Moorthy Consultant Urologist, Lourdes Hospital, Cochin - 682 012 India
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Trans Urethral Resection of Prostate (TURP) syndrome is one of the commonest and dreaded complications of urological endoscopic surgery. Even in the best of hands, the incidence of TURP syndrome is up to 20% and carries a significant mortality rate. This paper highlights the various pathophysiological mechanisms of TURP syndrome, steps to prevent/delay the onset of manifestations and the treatment of established TURP syndrome.