TURP: Strategies for Removing the Prostatic Gland

Prostate cancer can be a scary and terrible disease when diagnosed in an advanced stage. In fact, any kind of cancer is terrifying, at any stage, early or advanced.

You might be interested in reading more about prostate cancers that show symptoms — symptomatic prostate cancer — here.

In this video, shared by Manipal Hospitals, learn more about TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostrate), a surgical procedure usually used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (or enlarged prostate). Watch how this surgical procedure is carried out and the types of strategies used to remove the prostatic gland from a patient, while a voice-over explains everything that’s happening in the video.

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Andreia has a degree in New Communication Technologies and experience in social media, design and tech. She is eager to find new ways to communicate and explore her curiosity about science and technology.

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