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Cost Transurethral Resection of Prostate Surgery in India

India is providing transurethral resection of prostate surgery at an affordable cost to international patients. India has been the most favorable destination for this surgery. Training and experience of Indian doctors is widely acknowledged particularly in the US and UK where they have made significant contributions to the delivery of healthcare for transurethral resection of prostate surgery. It is a surgical removal of part of the prostate gland. If anyone is having urinary symptoms i.e. a patient is unable to completely empty his bladder or experience pain, urgency or frequency of urination, if a patient have blood in the urine, if he have extremely slow stream of urine due to cancerous or non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate gland, if he have stones in the urinary bladder, then patient is an and ideal candidate for this surgery. Many of these doctors after having specialized and practiced in the West have returned home to set up impressive state of the art facilities with the latest in equipment, hospitals and clinics, technology and service levels particularly in Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore and to a lesser extent in Ahmedabad, Pune, Hyderabad and Chennai for transurethral resection of prostate surgery in India at low cost. Modern medical care is, however, far more widely available at large sized towns and cities throughout the country.

It is a treatment of choice if the enlarged prostate gland compresses on the urethra resulting in obstruction of urinary outflow. In the transurethral resection of prostate, the glandular tissue is removed in small chips or pieces as opposed to radical prostatectomy where the prostate gland is removed in its entirety. T.U.R.P. is an endoscopic procedure where the prostate gland can be visualized while it is being resected. It is considered to be a minimally invasive procedure and can be a treatment of choice for patients who are at high medical risk for anesthesia or a major operation such as radical prostatectomy. This method of treatment has reduced risk of damage to the nerve bundles during the surgery resulting in incontinence or impotence neither should it effect in your sex drive. Risk can be infection, excessive, bleeding, blood clots in urine, perforation of urethra, incontinence, impotence, and infertility. A TUR is performed by passing a thin tube up the urethra via penis. The tube is a telescope, so the surgeon can see inside urethra. The blockage is removed using an instrument attached to the telescope that can cut away the abnormal areas. This operation usually means about 2 or 3 nights in hospital.

Patient usually have a TUR under a general anaesthetic, but for some men, it is done with a spinal anaesthetic. This means patient is awake, but cannot feel anything below the level of the anaesthetic injection into spine. Patient may have heard this type of anaesthetic called an epidural. It is often used for childbirth. Doctor will suggest a spinal anaesthetic if there are reasons why patient shouldn't have a general anaesthetic, for example if patient’s lungs are not as healthy as they might be.

The demand for cheap and efficient healthcare is drawing medical tourists from western countries to India for their surgeries. Desperate Americans, Canadians and British tourists lead the way for the growing medical tourism industry in India. Surgical procedures like transurethral resection of prostate surgery in India are charged at a mere fraction of the cost for the same surgeries in the USA, making it much easier for uninsured families to manage expensive medical bills. . In fact, Indian doctors are considered to be among the best in the world and their high level of surgical expertise evolves from many years of training – after studying in India many doctors train and work in the UK and USA. The healthcare facilities in India are the most cost-effective in the world with private hospitals offering treatment at an affordable cost. You can compare the cost between India and other western nations.

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