The prostatic laser, the solution for Benign Prostate Hyperplasia

Written by: Dr. Manuel Fernández Arjona
Edited by: Top Doctors®

In the following article, the specialist in Urology, Dr. Fernandez Manuel Arjona, explains that consists of prostatic laser technique to remove the prostate gland.



The Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH ) is the anomalous growth of the prostate gland that usually occurs in men after 40 years. The prostate is a small size gland, located at the bottom of the bladder and in front of the rectum. This gland is used to generate nutrients that bind sperm to train ahead of fertilization.


Prostatic Laser

The prostatic laser is a technique which removes the prostate gland with a major advantage: does not cause bleeding, so that the risk of complications is almost nonexistent compared to the techniques of conventional treatment of BPH. Other advantages are the short time that this patient with probe, there is no risk of incontinence or impotence and patient recovery occurs in 24 hours


The Preoperative This surgery consists of: an electrocardiogram ( EKG), chest plate and an analytical. As for post operative are the steps: 24h probe and taking antibiotics and anti-inflammatory for 4-5 days


Any serious qualified patient to remove the prostate gland with laser, even in large prostates (over 100 grams ) would have to be valued particularly with each patient.


Contraindications and Results

Like any intervention may have infection. After surgery may also appear some discomfort, but always in very low percentages.

As the entire prostatic surgery, the result of this procedure is not final. In this case, as in the others, the gland continues to grow after surgery and may in 13 to 15 years has the same size as before the intervention.


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By Dr. Manuel Fernández Arjona

Featured urologist with more than 15 years of experience. Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the Autonomous University of Madrid, he completed his training in prestigious international centers. He specializes in andrology and oncology urology. Currently, he is Head of Service of the University Hospital of Henares in Madrid and collaborating urologist of the Institute of Sexual Medicine; besides professor of the Degree of Medicine in the subject of Urology of the Francisco Vitoria University. He is the most experienced surgeon in Spain in the Urolift system for enlarged prostate or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), pioneer and habitual teacher in the courses of this non-invasive technique with high level of effectiveness.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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