Roughly half of all men over 60 will develop an enlarged prostate, a condition that leads to difficulties with urination, and 1 in 6 American men will develop prostate cancer. However, new minimally invasive treatments at home and abroad offer hope for these uncomfortable, and sometimes life-threatening conditions.Prostate cancer is a progressive and potentially painful and fatal illness. The United States loses approximately 500 men to prostate cancer every week. That's where The Krongrad Institute comes in. Dr. Arnon Krongrad is a pioneering surgeon who in 1999 introduced Minimally Invasive Laparoscopic Prostate Surgery (LRP) to the world. The Krongrad Institute, located in Miami, Florida, is the first, and longest running, program for LRP in North or South America.Dr. Krongrad's surgical technique is credited with changing nearly 100 years of medical practice with improved patient safety, ease in recovery, shorter hospital stay and better medical economics.LRP is a minimally … [Read more...] about New Treatments at Home and Abroad For Prostate Conditions
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Having prostate problems is one that many men dread and fear. Not only do they equate this type of condition with old age and being past one's prime, they know too that it can result in pain, problems urinating, and even impotence in some cases. Also, the exam that one must go through to check the gland is very unpleasant and downright embarrassing!This doesn't mean that any man should just ignore this problem. It's important to do everything you can to keep the prostate healthy so as to forego these problems as much as possible.While prostate problems are common in men, very few even know what this gland is for and what its healthy function is. This gland surrounds the top part of the urethra, which is the tube that drains urine from the bladder. Its function is to keep the urethra moist which aids in urination, and it also produces seminal fluid to transport sperm. In adult males it is typically about the size of a walnut, but its enlargement is what causes problems in men. As … [Read more...] about Keeping Your Prostate Healthy The Natural Way
There are new laser treatments available for sufferers of BHP (Benign Hypertrophic Prostate) and other prostate conditions. They are replacing the "gold standard" TURP and TUNA procedures, and are characterized by much shorter recovery periods and are ideal for patients who might also be on blood thinner medication (Coumadin/Warfarin).There are two competing laser technologies for prostate treatments - you should understand the differences: the Holmium (YAG) laser, and PVP (KPT) laser (otherwise known as "Green Light".) The differences between the two are in the wavelength of the lasers used, and the nature of the energy transmitted to the tissues.PVP LASER (Green Light)The PVP (KPT) laser has a somewhat long wavelength that penetrates the tissue more deeply - in fact, the energy penetrates more deeply than it ablates (removes). The consequence is that unablated remaining tissue has been affected by the laser. The result can be a phenomenon known as necrosis of the affected tissue: … [Read more...] about A Review of Laser Prostate Procedures
Many people think that once they have been diagnosed with cancer, there is nothing they can do except seek medical treatment. While medical treatment is extremely important, it is wrong to think that you cannot aid your healing at home. Did you know that if you suffer from prostate cancer, a prostate cancer diet can help you heal faster? You need to take care of your body when you have cancer and one of the best ways to do this is to eat a healthy diet and exercise.Men that suffer from prostate cancer should do everything that he can do aid his body during the healing process. This is important throughout treatment and once he goes into remission. A diet rich in healthy foods can certainly help a man through his prostate cancer treatments. Here are some ways that you can follow a prostate cancer diet and make sure that you are healing in no time flat.o Take your vitamins: Cancer takes a lot out of your body. If you have been diagnosed with cancer, you will want to make sure you are … [Read more...] about Can A Prostate Cancer Diet Work For You?
One of the easiest ways for doctors to drive prospect patients to their practice is to become an expert in their field. The term "Expert" carries credibility and prestige that can open many doors for doctors, and, oddly enough, the term is relatively easy to acquire. Aurora Information Technology, Inc., a New York Web design and marketing company, has advice for doctors to quickly and effectively become the expert in their field. 1. Focus on your medical specialty - Instead of trying to be an expert in diagnosing and treating every disease in your field, narrow down your focus to the procedures that you are really, really good at. One of Aurora's most successful clients, Nabet G. Kasabian, M.D., is a specialist in laser prostatectomy procedures for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). One of the newest and most effective treatment options for patients who've been diagnosed with BPH is GreenLight Laser PVP, a minimally invasive treatment using high-powered green-light to … [Read more...] about Physician Web Design And Other Tips For Doctors To Acquire Expert Status