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Non-surgical treatment – Prostatic Artery Embolization

As a man ages there is a good chance that he will develop an enlarged prostate or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). In fact, it is estimated that close to 80% of men will develop BPH. And more than 40% of men will need treatment to correct symptoms from this enlarged prostate.

Symptoms of Enlarged Prostate
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

  • A weak or slow urinary stream
  • A feeling of incomplete bladder emptying
  • Difficulty in starting urination
  • Frequent urination & Urgency to urinate
  • Getting up frequently at night to urinate
  • A urinary stream that starts and stops
  • Straining to urinate & continued dribbling of urine
  • Returning to urinate again minutes after finishing

Treatment Options for: - Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

Surgical Treatment: Transurethral resection of prostate (TURP)
Open prostatectomy
Laser Surgery

Non - Surgical Treatment:
Prostatic Artery Embolization

Benefits of Prostatic Artery Embolization

  • PAE can be performed on any size of enlarged prostate
  • No side effects/complication that TURP does
  • Done through a small nick around the skin in the groin region
  • Painless.
  • No sexual dysfunction after prostatic artery embolization
  • Sexual function improved after the procedure
  • Need just local anesthesia.
  • No blood loss or risk of blood transfusion
  • It makes faster recovery
  • It is cheaper than surgery
  • Overall success rate is about more than 98%.

Which is best treatment option

Non-surgical Treatment - Prostatic artery embolization(PAE)