Traditionally, TURP or Transurethral resection of the prostate has been considered the most effective treatment for an enlarged prostate. A TURP is a surgical procedure that is followed by cutting away a section of the prostate.
Traditionally, TURP or Transurethral resection of the prostate has been considered the most effective treatment for an enlarged prostate. A TURP is a surgical procedure that is followed by cutting away a section of the prostate. The prostate is located between the penis and bladder, and surrounds the urethra (the tube that carries urine from the bladder to the penis is a small gland in the pelvis only found in men. It’s). If the prostate becomes enlarged, it can put pressure on the bladder and urethra which can cause symptoms that affect urination.
A Surgery for TURP is often recommended when the prostate becomes enlarged (benign prostatic hyperplasia) which causes troublesome symptoms like:
Several days before your surgery, your doctor will ask you to stop taking medications that increase your risk of bleeding, including:
You’ll likely be prescribed an antibiotic to prevent urinary tract infection.
During the surgery your surgeon will insert a resectoscope into the tip of your penis and extend it through your urethra and into the prostate area. Your surgeon won’t need to make any cuts (incisions) on the outside of your body. Your surgeon will use the resectoscope to trim tissue from the inside of your prostate gland, one small piece at a time. As small pieces of the tissue are cut from inside the prostate, irrigating fluid carries them into your bladder. They are then removed at the end of the operation.
After the surgery you’ll likely stay in the hospital for one to two days. Your doctor will put a urinary catheter in place because of swelling that will block urine flow. The catheter is usually left in place for at least 24 to 48 hours, until swelling declines and you’re able to urinate on your own.
You might also notice Blood in your urine and Irritating urinary symptoms after the surgery. Your doctor is likely to recommend that you:
In most of the cases, TURP surgery is a safe procedure and the risk of serious complications is very less. However some risks of TURP may include:
|Procedure||Cost in USD||Stay in Hospital||Stay in India||Total Days|
|TURP||3000-3500||2 days||7 days||9|
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