Before transurethral resection of the prostate gland, lengthy and complex preparatory processes not require. It is enough to consult an anesthesiologist, ultrasound examination of the pelvic organs and prostate, laboratory tests of urine and blood.
If the patient is taking blood-thinning drugs, some drugs are necessary, such as aspirin, which must be canceled for ten days before the operation. When taking others, for example, warfarin, clopidogrel, Xarelto, it is necessary to cancel 4-5 days before the procedure and switch to subcutaneous administration of low molecular weight heparins, for example, Fraxiparin or Clexane.
TUR іs performed under anesthesia -spinal or general. The endoscopic operation then begins with a layer-by-layer excision (removal) of the enlarged sections of the prostate gland.
The total duration of the surgical intervention does not exceed 60 minutes. After the operation, the doctor inserts a Foley catheter through the urethra which is subsequentely removed after 2-4 days.
To monitor the patient's condition and prevent complications, the patient remains in the hospital of the surgical center for several days. The rehabilitation itself is usually straightforward and smooth. In the first days, you need to drink a lot and adhere to a sparing diet. Surgeon Sergii Liulko will give additional individual recommendations before and after the surgery.