What is a transurethral procedure?
A transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) is a surgical procedure that involves cutting away a section of the prostate. The prostate is a small gland in the pelvis only found in men. It’s located between the penis and bladder, and surrounds the urethra (the tube that carries urine from the bladder to the penis).
What are the different types of prostate surgery?
There are three types of prostate surgery: Radical prostatectomy, transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP), and pelvic lymphadenectomy.
What is Roto Rooter prostate surgery?
Often called the “roto-rooter” procedure, transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP), uses a mild electric current to remove tissue from inside the prostate and create an open channel that allows urine to flow from the bladder to the urethra.
What drinks are bad for prostate?
What drinks to avoid for your prostate problems. You should avoid drinks that increase your urination. These can dehydrate you. These include caffeine-containing drinks such as coffee, green tea, black tea and soft drinks or sodas.
What happens to a man when he has his prostate removed?
Prostate removal can have serious implications for men, either on their sexual life or in general. The side-effects that men can face include urinary incontinence, such as urinary leakage, trouble with urination, increased frequency or urge to urinate; erectile dysfunction; loss of fertility;
Is TURP the same as removing the prostate?
Is TURP the same as removing the Prostate. No. TURP and other procedures for BPH remove only enough tissue to relieve urine blockage. In a few cases, the prostate may continue to grow, and urinary problems return. You should continue to have your prostate checked once a year even after surgery to make sure that BPH or prostate cancer has not developed.
What is the recovery time for prostate cancer surgery?
This surgery is done under general anesthesia. Recovery time can vary from 1 to 2 weeks to full recovery at 3-5 weeks. Throughout the process of prostate cancer diagnosis, treatment, surgery and recovery, our physicians and staff are there to guide you and ensure your best care.
What is the recovery time for prostate laser surgery?
The recovery from laser prostate surgery may take seven to fifteen days. Your doctors will suggest you to take complete rest for a few days, once you are done with the surgery. You may not need a catheter for holding the urine for too long.