The prostate gland surrounds the urethra and produces fluid that carries sperm during ejaculation. An enlarged prostate is a grown prostrate usually known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Factors causing prostate enlargement are aging and changes in the cells of testicles. Almost all men have a small amount of prostate enlargement after the age of 40. Enlarged prostrates disrupts the normal functioning of the urinary system.
The trouble caused by enlarged prostate varies from person to person. Enlarged prostates also cause a risk of developing urinary tract infection (UTI), bladder stones, blood in stones and inability to urinate.
The symptoms of BPH are mild at first but worsens with time if not treated properly. Common symptoms of Enlarged Prostate include :
The symptoms of Enlarged Prostate are treatable and prevents further complications.
The diagnosis of enlarged prostate begins with the physical examination and learning about the medical history of the patient. Rectal examinations help in estimating the size and shape of the enlarged prostate.
Thulium Fibre laser prostate surgery instead of Holmium
The procedure involves the removal of tissues blocking urine flow through the prostate by laser. Another instrument is used for cutting the prostate into the fragments for their easy removal.
The surgery is similar to open prostate surgery but doesn’t require incisions or cuts. It removes the entire portion of the prostate blocking urine flow and can treat even severely enlarged prostate. It also preserves removed tissues for laboratory examination and cancer detection.
This laser surgery offers faster recovery and symptom relief compared to traditional prostate surgery.
The person who has developed urinary stones in their life are likely to develop them again. To prevent this, it is advisable to make required changes in lifestyle and diet.
Laser surgery can offer several advantages over other methods of treating BPH. The advantages can include :