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Prostate Enlargement

Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP)

Holmium Laser Enucleation for the Gentle Treatment of Benign Prostate Enlargement | HoLEP

Treat benign prostate enlargement safely and gently: Holmium Laser Enucleation (HoLEP) of the prostate is one of the most modern procedures for the treatment of benign prostate enlargement. The advantages of this method compared to classical resection of the prostate are the low blood loss and the possibility to treat even very large glands. Side effects such as incontinence and potency problems can be virtually eliminated by the gentle holmium laser treatment of the prostate and the need for further operations due to regrowing glandular tissue is very low. In this med.clip you will learn how the treatment of benign prostate enlargement is performed using Holmium Laser Enucleation (HoLEP). PD Dr. Dr. Holger Gerullis from the West German Prostate Center in the KLINIK am RING - Cologne explains for whom the HoLEP surgery is particularly suitable and what you can expect from this prostate surgery.