What is Prostate laser surgery?

Category: Surgeries


Prostate laser surgery is a procedure where the surgeon inserts a laser in through the opening tip of the penis (urethra). The laser is used to shrink or remove excess prostate tissue that is blocking the urethra and preventing the flow or urine and semen.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Prostate laser surgery

Side effect Patients
Urinary urgency 1


Stopped having Prostate laser surgery

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
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