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 :
- Lower Risk of bleeding- Good option for patient’s on blood-thinning medications and who have bleeding disorders.
- Outpatient procedure- Takes less time than the open surgery and can be done outpatient basis or an overnight hospital stay.
- Fast recovery- As the procedure does not involve any cuts and incisions the recovery rate is very fast.
- Immediate results- The improvement in symptoms is noticeable right after the surgery whereas with medication it can several weeks to months.