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.
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.