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Laser Prostatectomy is a surgical procedure used to treat urinary problems caused due to enlarged prostate gland. Excess prostate tissues that prevents flow of urine are removed in the surgery.
Laser Prostatectomy is a surgical procedure used to treat urinary problems caused due to enlarged prostate gland, a medical condition called BPH (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia). Excess prostate tissues that prevents flow of urine are removed in the surgery.
Prostate gland an exocrine gland of the male reproductive system is situated on the lower abdomen underneath the urinary bladder. It produces necessary fluids that carry sperm.
Indications of enlarged prostate are
Before surgery, your doctor will conduct some tests to check your bladder and urethra.
You may be asked not to eat or drink a few hours before the procedure.
Inform your doctor in case you’re put on any medication, especially if any blood thinning medication is being taken by you.
Laser Prostatectomy is performed under general or spinal anesthesia. The procedure lasts about 1 hour. During the surgery
After the procedure, the patients can go back home in a day.
You can also expect the following
You will not be able to drive for a 7 to 10 day. You can resume normal routine (including sexual activites) after 6 to 8 weeks.
Risks of Laser Prostatectomy include
The surgery can cost 4,00,000 to 6,00,000 INR in Indian hospitals.
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