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I have been diagnosed with BPH. In 2004 I had a TUNA. In 2010 I had a laser TURP. The condition has returned. What else can I do to fix my BPH?
BPH treatment: Both of the treatments you describe can inadequately address the problem in very large prostates by failing to remove enough prostatic tissue. For very large prostate glands, transurethral resection of the prostate or even an open suprapubic prostatectomy is often required to fully address the problem. You may want to consider seeking out a urologist experienced in these surgical techniques. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
TURP vs laser TUVP: Main differences occur with the surgeon's experience. Both procedures (mandated by insurers) must be scheduled/performed on an "outpt" basis, and may leave you with a foley catheter for ~ 1 week. Reports suggest longer post-operative discomfort following laser tuvp. Also, no tissue is typically obtained for review with a laser procedure, unless the surgeon is performing a laser "resection.". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Too long: It is not possible in 400 characters to list all the pros & cons of TURP and HoLEP(holium laser enucleation of the prostate).The end result is about the same.What is more important is which one the surgeon is more experienced in.I am sure this is not for you since you are only 31. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can't decide b/w holep and TURP for 51yr old very healthy male. Using tamsulosin only, want to avoid finas/dutas altogether.
Check out these: Links. As a rule, you can exhaust the efficacy of one or two meds before you resort to surgery.Holep is preferred over TURP because it's less invasive. Best wishes! http://www.mayoclinic.org/holmium-laser-prostate-surgery/ http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/turp/my00633.http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/prostate-gland-enlargement/ds00027/dsecti. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Palliative / partial: Trans urethral resection of prostate is primarily used for BPH or benign disease, however resected material may contain some previously unrecognized cancerous tissus. Also, some urologists perform a limited TURP for patients with prostate cancer who are not candidates for a radical prostatectomy, are treated with radiation +/or hormonal thera[py and still require relief of obstruction. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
For enlarged prostate surgery, which method heals faster? Is it better for a faster and less bloody to perform TURP so that the result is the inability to ejaculate?
I : I am not exactly sure what you are asking here. There are different procedures available for urinary symptoms. The most minimally invasive procedures are in-office procedures like tumt or tuna. These are procedures done in the office with minimal anesthesia. These generally have quick recoveries. However, they generally do not work as well as more invasive procedures. Some patients are able to maintain their ejaculate. Photoselective vaporization of the prostate or laser surgery is certainly less bloody than a traditional TURP but it does cause frequently cause a loss of ejacuate. You are able to go home the day of your procedure as well. There is some argument as to whether or not this procedure is as good as a turp. Turp remains the gold standard treatment for urinary symptoms. However, it is the most invasive, requires a hospital stay and has the highest rate of bleeding requiring blood transfusion. This will definitely wipe out your ejaculate as well. ...Read more
TURP reversal: TURP is trans urethral resection of prostate. The prostate gland is hollowed out via a electrocautery 'blade'. Strips of prostate are shaved away from inside out. There is no 'reversal' as such. The remaining prostate can grow larger and in a sense 'reverses' the condition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Procedure for BPH: Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is the most common surgery used to remove part of an enlarged prostate. During turp, an instrument is inserted up the urethra to remove the section of the prostate that is blocking urine flow. ...Read more
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