Surgical treatment involves removing only the portion of the enlarged prostate that is pressing against the urethra, which usually relieves the obstruction and incomplete emptying of the bladder. The type of surgical procedure performed is based on the prostate's size, shape and other factors.
The following surgical procedures are performed at St. Joseph Hospital
- Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP) Surgery
- Laser Prostatectomy
- Simple Prostatectomy