Prostate Removal (TURP) Surgery Cost

Trans urethral resection of the prostate (TURP) as the name suggests, is a procedure for removing a section of the prostate in males. It is an operation for treating prostate cancer. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia is a condition due to which the prostate gland in males becomes enlarged.

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia usually strikes men in their 50s and this condition is seen more in men reaching their 70s or 80s. BPH leads to squeezing of urethra, thus obstructing passage of urine. TURP is recommended by doctors to relieve the patient of such urinary complications.

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Following are the minimum, maximum & average costs for Prostate Removal (TURP) Surgery in top 14 cities of India.
City NameAvg. CostMin. CostMax. Cost
Ahmedabad 61644 38000 93000
Bengaluru 70091 15000 200000
Chennai 62759 30000 150000
Faridabad 94000 70000 118000
Ghaziabad 82950 35000 100000
Gurgaon 76410 40000 125000
Hyderabad 59992 22000 120000
Jaipur 38682 15920 85000
Kolkata 57287 35000 120000
Lucknow 45000 35000 60000
Mumbai 64010 32000 160000
New Delhi 98405 49000 180000
Noida 62767 33300 85000
Pune 57366 32000 100000

Prostate laser and thermotherapy are two other types of minimally invasive procedures to cure complications in the prostate gland along with TURP. This surgery gets over within 60-­90 minutes.

A resectoscope is used to perform TURP surgery. There is a loop of wire in a tube which is heated and then used to cut the problematic section in the prostate. A catheter then flushes away the unwanted pieces of prostate. It is then left inside your body for ease of urination.

Post surgery there is an urge in the patients to urinate frequently. Blood also can be seen in the urine. The patient should immediately contact his doctor if he sees blood clots while passing urine.

Post operation it is necessary for patient to follow few precautions such as, drinking plenty of water to clean the bladder is necessary, avoid rigorous physical activity as also lifting heavy objects, increase intake of fiber rich foods like broccoli, raspberries, almonds, corn, cauliflower etc., avoid medication intake until your doctor asks you to do so.

The patient should ensure to undergo a digital rectal exam every year after his TURP surgery. This is necessary for screening of prostate cancer.