Although BPH is a benign tumor, its growth can lead to urinary disorders, kidney diseases and other unpleasant consequences, says kamagra france. Urologists now, instead of surgical removal of the tumor are increasingly applying a new method of treatment.
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), usually called BPH physicians – the disease is very common among older men. It is believed that after 50 years, at least, 50% of men begin to experience the first signs of the disease – difficulties with urination.
In the Arsenal of urologists now there are different methods for treating BPH, but if the disease progresses, the most effective is surgical treatment.
However, the operation to remove the tumor often leads to persistent side-effects, among which the most common is urinary incontinence and problems with erections.
In the last 2-3 years urologists around the world have increasingly used alternative method to treat BPH, which is called embolization arteries prostate. The method consists in the introduction through the femoral artery of the microcatheter, which is then supplied to the arteries supplying blood to the prostate.
The lumen of the artery is sealed in a special "balls" (microspheres) of the polymeric material. Violation of blood supply of the gland causes a reduction of hyperplasia.
This method does not cause side effects typical of surgery – transurethral resection of the prostate.
Specialists clinic INOVA in the U.S. city of Alexandria, Virginia (Inova Alexandria Hospital, in Virginia) report that in recent months used a method of embolization arteries prostate to treat BPH have 18 men, whose average age was 67 years.
The treatment efficiency reached 94% – one month after procedure, 17 of the 18 patients reported significant improvement in their condition. While none of the patients had any complications.
"This technique eliminates the development of such common complications of traditional prostate operations such as bleeding, urinary incontinence, impotence and a narrowing of the urethra," – said study leader Professor Sandeep Bagla (Sandeep Bagla).