Prostatectomy; Suprapubic prostatectomy; Transurethral resection of the prostate; TURP; Open prostatectomy; Laser prostatectomy; Transurethral needle ablation; TUNA
TURP is typically successful at removing the symptoms of an enlarged prostate, although some sources report that within 10 years, about 20% of the people will require another surgery to remove additional prostate tissue.
Patients recovering from surgery for an enlarged prostate...Read more
Dear Dr. Motola, I am looking for information on fertility after prostate removal. I cannot find any-no statistics, nothing. I am a... Read more »
Dear Dr. Motola, My prostate cancer is confined to the prostate. Right now a "wait & see" approach is being taken to the situation.... Read more »
In this era of minimally invasive medicine, one of the options for the treatment of prostate cancer is the use of radiation therapy. This... Read more »
After robotic prostate surgery that is performed for cancer, the patient will have a foley catheter (a small drain that is placed in the... Read more »