ENLARGEMENT OF THE PROSTATE
The Prostate Gland : is a small gland that is part of the male reproductive system. It is just below the bladder neck and makes milky fluid that forms part of the semen. Enlargement of the prostate is also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). It occurs to some degree in most men with ageing as the prostate enlarges it narrows the urethra which restricts the flow of urine.
Usually prostate enlargement isn’t dangerous but it can cause some symptoms such as urinary frequency, poor flow, and needing to pass urine at night.
At East Coast Urology we offer medical therapy (medications) and a range of definitive surgical procedures that can aid patients suffering from BPH. Surgeries offered for BPH will include a Bladder neck incision, TURP, HoLEP or a Simple Prostatectomy. Your clinician can guide you as to which procedure or medication is best suited to your situation.