Benign prostatic hyperplasia is nonmalignant growth of prostate size. Specialists in Urology claim it is the most common cause of urinary problems in men, since the growth of the central part of the prostate causes progressive obstruction of the urinary stream.
Although it is a benign disease if not diagnosed correctly can cause serious consequences such as kidney failure, bleeding in the urine, recurrent infections, presence of stones in the bladder or the inability to urinate acutely, among others.
Cause of benign prostatic hyperplasia
There is no clear cause of benign prostate growth. It seems that age associated with certain hormonal imbalances can be part of the problem.
Benign prostatic hyperplasia, treatment
Once diagnosed benign prostatic hyperplasia is possible to improve the obstruction by appropriate medical treatment. If the patient's condition is in a very advanced phase or medical treatments available do not cause an improvement in symptoms, you need to perform a prostate surgery deobstructive.
There minimally invasive techniques such as lasers (KTP or green, Tulio or HoLEP) that allow a resolute surgery quickly and without hassle. Using a laser type or other function it is performed in prostate size and characteristics of each patient.
Today, thanks to laser surgery urodynamic prostate by incisions has practically disappeared. For this surgery, they were required five days of admission and the patient suffered severe bleeding and postoperative discomfort. With minimally invasive techniques, at 48h. intervention the patient returned to his routine with an excellent quality of life.