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The Prostate

The prostate is a male reproductive gland located in the pelvis, which surrounds the urethra as it exits the bladder. Its main function is to produce fluid, which protects and enriches sperm. The prostate can be felt during a digital rectal examination (DRE). A healthy human male prostate is classically said to be slightly larger than a walnut but it can grow to many times this size due to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) which is a common condition occurring in men as they age.

Procedures related to the prostate performed by Dr Timothy Nathan include:

Treatment of Benign Prostate Enlargement

Laser Prostatectomy (HoLEP)
Transurethral Resection of Prostate (TURP)
Transurethral Incision of Prostate (TUIP)
Urolift Procedure
Open Retropubic Prostatectomy

Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

Robotic MRI-TRUS Fusion Transperineal Prostate Biopsy
Transperineal Grid Prostate Biopsy
Transrectal Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy of the Prostate

Prostate Cancer Treatments

Robotic Radical Prostatectomy
Open Retropubic Radical Prostatectomy
Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer
LDR Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancer