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What are the advantages and disadvantages of TURP versus laser surgery for bph?

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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Michael Michaels
Dr. Michael Michaels
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Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatrics - Urology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Maybe

This is a very long conversation.
Turp is the "gold standard" surgery for prostatic enlargement it basically uses a loop with an electric curent to slice the prostate away. Laser surgey does the same but with a laser. Talk to your urologist about their experience with each. Turp usually has more bleeding but tends to be faster. Thanks all depends on who is doing the surgery though.

In brief: Maybe

This is a very long conversation.
Turp is the "gold standard" surgery for prostatic enlargement it basically uses a loop with an electric curent to slice the prostate away. Laser surgey does the same but with a laser. Talk to your urologist about their experience with each. Turp usually has more bleeding but tends to be faster. Thanks all depends on who is doing the surgery though.
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
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Dr. Boris Aronzon
Anesthesiology

In brief: Urology

Your q requires a lot of answering space. Talk to your urologist.

In brief: Urology

Your q requires a lot of answering space. Talk to your urologist.
Dr. Boris Aronzon
Dr. Boris Aronzon
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