Laser Surgery for Enlarged Prostate
Laser Vaporization of prostate is the newest generation operative procedure for the management of male Enlarged Prostate. Laser Vaporization of prostate is the most safe even compared with popular TURP, a procedure in which an electrical loop is used to cut specimens of the prostate and was to smaller prostates less than 100g and men who are not taking any anticoagulant medications. On TURP their is always risks of 4-8 % transfusions, electrolyte imbalance and 3-4 days hospital stay.
Laser has the advantages of little to no bleeding, no electrolyte imbalance since normal saline is used for irrigation and is performed as an outpatient basis. Laser Surgery can also be offered to patients with large prostates ( Bigger than 100g), patients taking blood thinner medications and those with significant comorbidities. The 3rd generation Laser surgery offers the greatest strength at higher power and significantly reduces 40-50% of operative time. We are proud to offer our patients the Laser surgical management of enlarged prostate.