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Green Light Laser Prostate
The prostate is a gland that lies at the base of the bladder and surrounding a segment of urethra. It secretes a milky fluid that is discharged by excretory ducts into the urethra during the emission of semen. It is clinically important because enlargement of the prostate with age, and prostate cancer are two common ...Read more
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Variable: The cost of any surgical procedure is variable. There are usually no set prices that is uniform from hospital to hospital. The total price will include variables fees from the surgeon, anethesiologist, pathology, and the use of the laser equipment. It is best to get a price quote from the hospital before the surgery since the price is negotiable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had green light laser surgery on my prostate 6 weeks ago. Have had 4 yeast infections each time with longer doses of Diflucan (fluconazole). Any ideas?
Here are some...: Do you feel UTI-related symptoms? Had you had yeast UTI before Greenlight-PVP? How was urine collected? Are you in any form of catheterization? And do you empty bladder well? To sort these things out correctly so to reach best possible Dx for right Rx & care, follow the instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you gain much insight on how to work with Doc timely... ...Read more
Is TUMT for benign enlarged prostate still being used or is now being replaced with greenlight laser vp? Sedation for the latter (was not for TUMT)?
Here are some...: TUMT has not stood its time-testing for long-term effect. How to do it depends on surgeon's experience and preference, but still requiring some form of anesthesia. Greenlight PVP has been accepted by more urologist to replace the gold-standard TURP due to its much less bleeding and side effects with comparable long-term benefits of TURP. More? Ask Urologist. ...Read more
I posted before asking how to find a surgeon who does the procedure I need frequently. What other questions should I ask about green light laser. Thx?
Excellent question: Firstly find out where the urologist performs the green light surgery then how many the urologist has performed all together, and how many in the past year. Then you can check with the hospital and find the same information. Neither should have anything to hide. You may also ask how many patients developed strictures (narrowing) of bladder neck following surgery. Don't hesitate to get 2nd opinion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Builder had a laser level put it on the bench and I started at the green light coming out of the unit can this blind me? Can looking at a laser blind you?
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It can be in the rig: It can be in the right hands. Benefits of Greenlight™ Laser PVP AMS GreenLight Laser Minimal bleeding Only 30% of patients need a post-op catheter Discharge on the same day Resume normal activities in 2 to 3 days with caution Return to vigorous activity level in 4 to 6 weeks Complications occur infrequently and are mild if they do Post-operative impotence has not been associated with PVP Retrograde ejaculation is less likely with PVP Erectile Dysfunction is not typical in PVP patients Long-term success in improved urine flow Fewer symptoms of urinary obstruction - See more at: http://www.roboticoncology.com/greenlight-laser/#sthash.situvoCp.dpuf ...Read more
Will the green laser prostate treatment eliminate bladder fluid retention? I'm due in surgery next tuesday.
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