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All About BPH Treatments In Urology

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), is a condition where the prostate gland becomes larger than normal. The Urology Department has many options for men with this condition.

Medications

BPH can be managed with medications such as alpha-blockers. Alpha reductase inhibits may also be used. They stop testosterone from becoming dihydrotestosterone. This can lead to prostatic growth in some men. You can also know more about laser treatment for BPH online.

Laser Therapy

BPH can be treated using urology. This involves the removal of a part of the entire prostate gland to relieve symptoms.

Microwave Therapy

BPH microwave treatment is also available in Urology. The transmitter is inserted into a urethra to deliver the treatment to the affected gland.

HIFU

HIFU is High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound. It can be used to remove prostate cells. This eliminates potential complications that can be associated with other BPH treatments. The FDA is currently considering this treatment in the United States.

Transurethral Resection of the Prostate

If the condition is severe, Men might be able to have their BPH treated surgically. Most cases require three days of hospitalization.

Helium Laser Enucleation for Prostate

Helium Laser Enucleation is similar to TURP. However, it uses a holmium laser to remove the tissue.

Prostatectomy

The most common procedure that urology offers to patients suffering from BPH is a prostatectomy. This is the most common procedure offered by urology to patients with BPH. It involves the total surgical removal of the entire prostate.