Gold Standard Treatment for Benign Prostate Enlargement: HoLEP

Reminding that, with the increase in the average life expectancy today, 60 out of 5 men over 2 years of age have benign prostate enlargement, Urology Specialist Prof. Dr. Faruk Yencilek said, “HoLEP, which we use in the treatment of this problem, provides a much faster recovery compared to similar methods with the minimum risk of bleeding and shortening the hospitalization period in patients.”

Prostate cell enlargement (BPH) due to the hormonal imbalance that occurs in the body with age is among the most common problems faced by men in the world and in our country. It affects about half of all men between the ages of 51 and 60 and 80 percent of men over the age of 90, according to statistics. Pointing out that benign prostate enlargement has become a problem affecting a much wider population, especially with the prolongation of life expectancy, Yeditepe University Koşuyolu Hospital Chief Physician and Urology Specialist Prof. Dr. Faruk Yencilek said that Holmium Laser Prostate Treatment (HoLEP), which is used in the treatment of BPH, has become the gold standard treatment method today with the technology it has reached.

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