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Enlarged prostate patient leaflets


This page lists leaflets produced or used by our department. Each leaflet is reviewed at least every three years to make sure it is kept up to date.

Prostate - Having a trans-urethral resection of the prostate (TURP)

Information about surgery to treat an enlarged prostate gland, explaining the benefits, alternatives and risks of the procedure and what it involves.

Transurethral removal of the prostate (TURP) - Going home afterwards

This information is for men going home from hospital after having an operation to remove some of the prostate gland, providing information about your recovery for the first few weeks.

Treating your enlarged prostate gland HoLEP (holmium laser enucleation of the prostate)

Provides information about having holmium laser treatment, explaining why it might be suitable, its risks, benefits and what it involves.

TURP - Going home with a catheter after transurethral removal of the prostate (TURP)

This leaflet provides advice about your recovery following an operation to remove some of your prostate gland. If you have any further questions or concerns, please speak to a doctor or nurse caring for you.

Water vapour therapy for enlarged prostate

This leaflet explains the process of having water vapour treatment for enlarged prostate, including the benefits, risks and any alternatives.
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