Prostate Enlargement also known as the Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is the non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate. An enlarged prostate impedes the ability to urinate, causing frequent urinateion and a decreased urinary flow rate. BPH has a high prevalence rate of over 50% in men aged older than 50 and 90% in men over 80. Medical therapy is the first line treatment for patients with moderate lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS).
Dr Lawson and his talented team specialize in the minimally invasive treatment for benign prostate enlargement in South Africa. To find out if you, a loved one, or a patient can be treated with Prostate Artery Embolization, please contact us. We will work with you to ensure you are properly diagnosed and treated.
Diagnosis of Prostate Enlargement
Enlarged Prostate also known as Benign Prostate Hyperplasia is the palpable enlargement of the prostate (digital rectal examination, as performed by a general practitioner or Urologist). Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) as determined by:
- Frequent urination particularly at night (nocturia)
- Interrupted urinary stream
- Urgency in need to pass urine
- Urinary incontinence (leaking)
What is Prostate Enlargement Treatment
Prostate artery embolization is a feasible and minimally invasive technique for treating enlarged prosteta, it is highly effective treatment for enlarged prostate. Prostate artery embolization is usually a minimally invasive and a painless procedure mainly because it is non-surgical treatment.