Transurethral Resection of Prostate (TURP)

About - "Trans urethral" refers the procedure being performed through the urethra. "Resection" refers to surgical removal of the prostate gland. TURP does not involve an external incision (No scar surgery).

Procedure - Performed under General or Spinal Anesthesia. TURP is the treatment of choice for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia or Enlargement of Prostate Gland and most common surgery for this condition. This procedure is performed by inserting scope through the urethra and the enlarged gland is being removed using heat energy. After surgery a Foley’s catheter is left in bladder for 2-3 days. Most patients have excellent outcome.

Complications - Infection, Bleeding, Clot retention, Erectile dysfunction, Retrograde Ejaculation, Incontinence.
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