The prostate is a small gland in men that is part of the reproductive system. It's about the shape and size of a walnut. The prostate rests below the bladder and in front of the rectum.
Greenlight Laser Prostatectomy
Greenlight laser prostatectomy allows for bloodless vaporisation of the obstructing prostate tissue. This means that catheterisation times can be significantly reduced and patient stay in hospital minimal.
Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy
Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy is a surgical procedure in which the prostate gland, seminal vesicles and distal portion of the vas deferens are removed using keyhole instruments through small incisions in the skin.
Robot Assisted Radical Prostatectomy
Robotic assisted radical prostatectomy is a major operation in which the prostate gland is completely removed. It is used to treat prostate cancer using minimally invasive techniques with assistance of a robotic interface.
Transrectal Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy of Prostate (TRUS)
Transrectal ultrasound guided biopsy of the prostate (TRUS) is a procedure where tissue samples are taken from the prostate gland via an ultrasound probe that has been inserted through the rectum.
Transurethral Resection of Prostate (TURP)
A Transurethral Resection of Prostate (TURP) is an operation that removes the obstructing part of the prostate gland that is causing urinary symptoms.