What is Greenlight Laser TURP?

Category: Procedures


Greenlight laser TURP is a treatment for obstructive benign prostate enlargement (BPH). A fibre that emits a green laser beam is used to vapourise the prostate gland to create a cavity that heals over3 weeks. The advantage over conventional TURP it is a bloodless procedure.

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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Greenlight Laser TURP

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Gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding 1
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