Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia- Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) is a condition which involves non-malignant enlargement of the prostate gland. The enlargement of the Prostrate gland causes compression of urethra, resulting in obstruction of flow of urine from the bladder to the outside of the body. It further may cause somre complication like Acute Urine Retection, recurrent UTI, recurrent hematuria, backpressure changes in the kidneys
What are the sign and symptoms?
- Frequent daytime and/or night time urination
- Sense of incomplete urination
- Blood in urine
- Post void dribbling
- Painful urination
What are the treatments of BPH?
Medical treatment- alpha bloker like tamsulosin, 5 alpha rqeductase inhibitor like finasteride or combination most commonly prescribed medicine
Surgical treatment- TURP, LASER Procedure, Open Prostatectomy
What is TURP?
In this procedure, after administering anesthesia. the doctor inserts a unique instrument into the urethra through the penis. With the help of this instrument, the doctor cut the inner obstructing prostate to enable the easy and smooth flow of urine from the bladder. Nowadays a modification of this procedure using Normal Saline and Bipolar current has made this a very safe operation.
What is LASER Surgery of prostate?
Different kind of LASER available for prostate surgey like Holmium Laser, Green light Laser , Diode Laser. There are various procedure available for Laser surgery like HOLEP, Laser ablation of prostate