The prostate gland is a male reproductive gland.
Prostate is the walnut shaped gland, helps in making semen, the fluid that contains sperms.
It sits low in the pelvis, just below the urinary bladder, urethra passes through the prostate. A young man's prostate is about the size of a walnut. It slowly grows larger with age. If it gets too large, it can cause problems. This is very common after age 50. The older men get, the more likely they are to have prostate trouble.
Harry's Dictum for Prostate
" 60% of men over 60 years of age have a Benign or Malignant Prostate Tumour
70% of men over 70 years of age have a Benign or Malignant Prostate Tumour "
Prostatic abnormalities include:
These are more common with progressing age.
The BPH is a common cause of urinary dysfunction in elderly males.
Symptoms of Prostate Enlargement:
Dr. Tejanshu Shah offers high quality care using the latest available methods including endoscopes and lasers.
Dr.Shah offers the following sugeries:
In an open prostatectomy the prostate is accessed through an incision that allows manual manipulation and open visualization through the incision.
Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)