How successful is Greenlight laser surgery for BPH?

See the results of the evaluation of Greenlight laser by our patients, which shows 84 per cent of our patient were positive about the results of the procedure. Birmingham Prostate Clinic accepts patients paying for their own care and private health insurance patients. Call 0121 222 1036 to find out more.

Is green light laser better than TURP?

In conclusion, Greenlight PVP has shown to be at least as effective as TURP and has the advantage of reducing perioperative complications and length of catheter time and hospital stay.

What is the best laser surgery for prostate?

Holmium laser prostate surgery is a minimally invasive treatment for an enlarged prostate. Also called holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP), the procedure uses a laser to remove tissue that is blocking urine flow through the prostate.

What are the side effects of greenlight laser prostate surgery?

There are potential side effects that can occur following the procedure and it is important that you understand what may potentially happen following a GreenLight Laser Prostatectomy.

  • Urinary retention.
  • Infection.
  • Scarring of the bladder neck or urethra.
  • Sexual function.
  • Incontinence.
  • Injury to rectum.
  • Testicular pain.

Can prostate grow back after green light laser surgery?

Need for retreatment. Some men require follow-up treatment after laser vaporization surgery because not all of the tissue is removed or it might grow back over time. Men who have laser enucleation don’t usually require re-treatment because the entire part of the prostate that can block urine flow is removed.

Is GreenLight laser surgery painful?

Most patients experience mild discomfort such as slight burning during urination for a week or so. This can be managed with mild pain and anti-inflammatory medication. What are the risks and complications of GreenLight Laser Therapy? All surgical treatments have inherent and associated risks.

What is the success rate of GreenLight laser surgery?

Postoperative Prostate specific antigen and prostate volume were also well reduced and sustained for 5 years. The postoperative success rate was assessed as 82.1%, 80.8% and 76.1% for each 1-, 3-, and 5-year.