Dr. Tejanshu Shah

Curing Urological Patients for more than 25 years..

                                                 Prostate Surgeries                                               

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:

  • Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy(BPH)
  • Prostatic Cancer

 These are more common with progressing age.

The BPH is a common cause of urinary dysfunction in elderly males.
Symptoms of Prostate Enlargement:

  • Straining to pass urine.
  • Poor stream of urine.
  • Unsatisfactory urination sessation as some amount urine is still left in bladder.
  • Increased frequency of urine specially at night.
  • Hesitency in passing urine.
  • In extreme enalargement of prostate there might be blood in urine, Acute retention of urine.
  • IPSS (International Prostate symptom Score) Symptom.
  • DRE (digital rectal exam)--a test to feel the prostate
  • PSA (prostate-specific antigen) test--a blood test
  • Uroflowmetry.
  • Sonography of prostate for size and post void reside

    The prostate gland increases in size and blocks the urinary passage,hence it is resected and the pathway is restored to normal as shown below:

       

Dr. Tejanshu Shah offers high quality care using the latest available methods including endoscopes and lasers.

Dr.Shah offers the following sugeries:

Open prostatectomy

In an open prostatectomy the prostate is accessed through an incision that allows manual manipulation and open visualization through the incision.

Radical retropubic prostatectomy

Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)

  •  Conventional (monopolar) TURP

  •  Bipolar TURP

  •  Laser prostate resection surgery

The laser Prostatectomy is the most advanced form of Prostate surgery.
Dr.Tejanshu provides this procedure on routine basis.