Prostate: TURP LASER &TUIP, Endoscopic Removal of Prostate
Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) is the surgical removal of part of the prostate gland. It is one option available to relieve the symptoms of an enlarged prostate or other benign (non-cancerous) prostate disease. It is by far the most common of the surgical procedures used for a benign prostate disease.
The prostate is a small gland that is part of the male reproductive system. It helps with making semen. The urethra is the tube that goes from the bladder, through the prostate gland, to the outside of the body. It is used to pass urine and seminal fluid.