Removal of part of an enlarged prostate gland via the urethra.
To perform a transurethral resection, the surgeon inserts a special instrument through the urethra in the penis to relieve obstruction to the flow of urine caused by the prostate tumour.
a procedure performed with an instrument passed through the urethra in order to remove abnormal tissue.
removal of tumor in the bladder or prostate through the urethra.
an operation to core out the prostate by passing a special scope into it through the urethra
Operation to remove the part of an enlarged prostate which is pressing on the urethra (tube which carries urine from the bladder out of the penis). The prostate is chipped away in tiny pieces and removed through the urethra so there is no scar. Can be done for benign enlarged prostate or prostate cancer.
Surgery performed with a special instrument inserted through the urethra. Also called TUR.
a procedure in which a thin tube is inserted through the urethra and into the bladder to remove the tumour; this makes an outside incision unnecessary