Benign prostatic enlargement treatments, the incidence of which increases with advancing age, are provided by the Near East University Hospital and Dr. Suat Günsel University of Kyrenia Hospital with Holmium Laser Technology (HoLEP) without incision. HoLEP method, which is accepted as the gold standard in benign prostate enlargement, is widely used as a fast and comfortable treatment method in America, Germany, Italy and England.
Prostate diseases are one of the most common health problems faced by men in the world and in our country. In prostate enlargement, the incidence of which increases with advancing age, the prostate blocks the urinary tract it surrounds and prevents the urine flow. In addition to difficulty urinating, it can also cause psychological problems that negatively affect the work, social and sexual life of the person.
With HoLEP, the risks of classical surgery are minimized
Near East University Hospital and Dr. Located in the technology track of Suat Günsel University of Kyrenia Hospital, the HoLEP device provides laser treatment to patients in benign prostate enlargement. Thanks to HoLEP, which stands out as the gold standard treatment method of the 21st century, it is entered through the urinary canal, the enlarged inner tissue of the prostate is separated from its capsule and the capsule is completely cleaned.
With the HoLEP method, the risks caused by classical surgical treatment are also minimized. Bleeding is relatively rare compared to the classical surgical method. Patients are usually discharged within 24 hours. Recovery time is shortened. Patients can return to their normal lives approximately 2-3 days after discharge. In addition, while the risk of prostate tissue regrowth and obstruction of the urinary tract continues in patients treated with conventional methods, the risk of recurrence of the disease is completely eliminated since there is no prostate tissue left behind in the treatment with the HoLEP method.
HoLEP is the ideal solution for every patient group
The HoLEP method with laser technology, which significantly increases patient comfort compared to surgical methods, is an ideal method for every patient group. While classical closed prostate surgeries are not recommended for prostates larger than 80-100 grams, HoLEP provides much more successful results, especially in large prostates. In addition, there is no upper limit on prostate size for HoLEP.
Sexual functions are preserved with HoLEP
One of the biggest concerns in patients undergoing prostate surgery is the loss of sexual function after the procedure. Since the laser energy used to separate the prostate tissue in the HoLEP method does not damage the nerves in the area, the risk of sexual function loss is also eliminated.
HoLEP therapy is recommended for patients who do not benefit from drug therapy.
Near East University Hospital and Dr. At Suat Günsel University of Kyrenia Hospital, patients diagnosed with benign prostatic enlargement are primarily treated with medication. If there is no benefit from drug treatment, surgical treatments are on the agenda. In Turkey, in a limited number of centers, in our country, the Near East University Hospital and Dr. With HoLEP, a laser treatment method used at Suat Günsel University of Kyrenia Hospital, which requires a high-tech infrastructure and is performed without incision, patients are offered fast and comfortable treatment.