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Early studies suggest that this laser in particular may be a very good option to a TURP. qxd 7/25/06 2:02 PM Page 54 100 QUESTIONS & ANSWERS ABOUT PROSTATE DISEASE the treatment of BPH. The Holmium:YAG laser operates in a pulsed mode in the near infrared area of the electromagnetic spectrum at a wavelength of 2140 nm. 4 mm. 51. What are the results of laser therapy? Many series reporting laser treatment of BPH suffer because they have no control group and have a short follow-up; however, laser therapy for BPH continues to generate interest because of two potential advantages: virtually no blood loss and the ability to perform laser surgery on an outpatient basis.

What are the results of surgical treatment of BPH? More . . qxd 7/25/06 2:01 PM Page 42 100 QUESTIONS & ANSWERS ABOUT PROSTATE DISEASE 42. What is an open prostatectomy? Open prostatectomy a technique to remove the prostate through a skin incision. An open prostatectomy refers to the removal of the obstructing portion of a benign prostate through a surgical incision. Open prostatectomies are usually reserved for large prostates that weigh over 100 grams. The most common approach to perform an open prostatectomy is through a lower abdominal incision that extends from the symphysis pubis to the umbilicus (belly button) (Figure 6).

The second is dutasteride or Avodart, which is a type 1 and type 2 or nonselective 5 alpha reductase inhibitor. Finasteride has been shown to reduce serum DHT levels by 70%, whereas dutasteride has been shown to reduce serum DHT by 90%. It is not yet known whether that difference in DHT suppression translates into greater efficacy for the patient. qxd 7/25/06 2:17 PM Page 34 100 QUESTIONS & ANSWERS ABOUT PROSTATE DISEASE JN: Because Proscar can cut a patient’s PSA levels by 50%, wouldn’t this also help to cut the patient’s risk of prostate cancer by 50%?

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