HoLEP: The realization of HOLMIUM laser enucleation of prostate adenoma

HOLMIUM (HOLEP) prostate adenoma enucleation requires a surgeon trained in this technique and having the specific equipment necessary for its realization.   Preoperative preparation All patients have prior cytobacteriological analysis of urine, a PSA assay, and often a flow meter. The voiding discomfort was assessed by the symptomatic IPSS score and the prostate volume was

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HoLEP: HOLMIUM laser enucleation of prostate adenoma – The principle of treatment

Enucleation of prostate adenoma with holmium laser (HoLEP), has been practiced for about twenty years. It is now performed according to well-standardized techniques by the various surgeons who adopted it. The enucleation of the adenoma of the prostate with the HOLMIUM laser was developed progressively from the techniques of vaporization and vapo-resection endoscopic which used

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Laser Surgery of Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy

The use of the laser in the treatment of prostate adenoma (benign prostatic hyperplasia) is not a new technique. By the mid-1990s, this technology had been the object of a certain interest which had probably not resulted in lack of technological maturity. Recently, a renewed interest in the use of the laser in benign prostatic

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KTP laser vaporization of the prostate adenoma

While prostate transurethral resection (TURP) remains the benchmark technique for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) surgery, laser treatment by photosensitive prostatic vaporization (PVP) is becoming increasingly common . Although performed in hospitals, this technique most often allows patients to return home on the day of surgery. More and more studies show little or no difference between

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Open Adenomectomy and Laparoscopic Variants

Prostate adenomectomy is the removal of prostate adenoma. This ablation may be surgical (open) or endoscopic. However the use of the term adenomectomy synonymous with surgical removal of the adenoma. This can be carried out by transvesical hypogastric or retropubic route. The perineal, sacrococcygeal or coccypereal pathways were discontinued. The transurethral pathway is that of

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Other Non-medicated Treatments for Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy

  Although prostate transurethral resection (TURP) and laser treatments (PVP, prostate enucleation) are the most common surgical procedures for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), other options Non-medicinal products may also be considered. These techniques usually do not remove the adenoma from the prostate but are promoted as being able to reduce the inconvenient

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Variants to conventional transurethral resection of the prostate

Since the description of the first transurethral prostate resection (TURP) in 1901, the development of the technique has made it the reference treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Although high adenomectomy (AVH) provides a better anatomical result, TURP is proposed as a first-line treatment because of its lower morbidity. Classically performed using a monopolar electric

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Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)

Prostate transurethral resection (TURP) is still widely used and is still considered the gold standard surgical technique for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Until recently, this transurethral resection and open adenomectomy were the only surgical alternatives for the treatment of BPH. Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) is an operation that requires approximately

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