Patient quote

"I came to the Freeman Hospital because I could find no hospital in Scotland that uses leading edge laser technology for prostatectomy.  The fact that the Freeman Hospital is one of the very few in the UK to have this equipment is testament to the forward looking strategy of your organisation."  Mr JMcL

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A gland found in men surrounding the urethra (tube which carries urine from the bladder to the penis). The gland makes a thick white fluid which mixes with sperm to make semen.

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Urology Services

Laser prostate surgery

Laser prostate surgey is a minimally invasive procedure using a laser, rather than surgery. The benefits include lower risk of loss of erectile function and less requirement for a urethral catheter.

You can find more about what you can expect when you have prostate surgery.

More information

For more information about what you can expect when you have laser treatment, visit the Newcastle Urology website


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