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New laser treatment for Prostate Cancer at London Bridge Hospital.

Posted Jul 01 2009 6:47pm

With age men increasingly get urinary symptoms that become severe enough to consider seeking treatment. Benign Prostate Hypertrophy is a non cancerous enlargement of the prostate gland which affects more than 50% of men over the age of 60.

Prostate surgery (TURP) has almost completely replaced open surgery. Thanks to laser technology there is a better option. This new procedure, called GreenLight, is increasingly recognised worldwide as the method of

choice. It has the same outcomes as TURP but with lower rates of adverse events.

Gordon Muir, London Bridge Hospital

Click to read the full article New procedure for prostate cancer by Gordon Muir Consultant Urological Surgeon at King’s College Hospital who has pioneered the new surgery.

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Tags: benign prostate hypertrophy, gordon muir, laser technology, london bridge hospital, Prostate Cancer, prostate gland, prostate surgery

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