Laser Enucleation of the Prostate
Laser enucleation is a common treatment option for BPE. The laser uses intensive light to cut the prostate tissue. At the same time, the heat from the laser is used to close blood vessels. This is why only a small amount of blood is lost during this type of surgery.
Laser enucleation can be done with different laser systems. The choice of the laser depends on the expertise of your doctor and what is available in your hospital.
When should I consider laser enucleation?
If your prostate is over 80 millilitres, laser enucleation may be the best option for you, because it removes the whole adenoma. This type of surgery is also a good option for men with smaller prostates.
Laser enucleation is suitable for men who take blood-thinning medication for other conditions. It is important to discuss your individual situation with your doctor.