Study evaluates same-day discharge for BPH procedures

“There's no question that many patients [undergoing transurethral BPH surgery] can be done as a same-day ambulatory procedure. But you need to look at the criteria as to who you're going to keep and who you're not going to keep,” says Michael A. Palese, MD.

In this video, Michael A. Palese, MD, discusses the background and key findings of the recent Urology study, The utilization and safety of same-day discharge after transurethral benign prostatic hyperplasia surgery: a case-control, matched analysis of a national cohort, for which he served as senior author. Palese is the chairman of the department of urology and a professor of urology at the Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai, New York, New York.