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Benign prostatic hyperplasia treatment in Republic of Korea

We`ve found 6 specialized hospitals for treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (bph)

BHP treatment in Korean medical centres: facts and figures

Korean doctors are one the best in the world according to the New York Times newspaper. American medical institutions serve Korean specialists as visiting professors.

Transurethral resection of the prostate is the most frequently used type of the surgeries for BPH treatment in Republic of Korea. Specialists of Korean clinics recommend TURP as the primary and effective mode of enlarged prostate treatment.

TURP ranking in Korea:

  • 15% - 20% of BPH patients have similar risks as other types of surgical procedures (bleeding and infection);
  • 10% - 15% of patients require a second surgical procedure within 10 years;
  • 0% is mortality rate after TURP.
With the Bookimed support, 214 patients received individual program for treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (bph)
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Doctor's qualification 10
 
Medical equipment 10
 
Service and comfort 10
 
Popularity of the clinic 9
 
With the Bookimed support, 88 patients received individual treatment program in Kyung Hee University Hospital at Gangdong (KUIMS)
9.4 average rate of the hospital

KUIMS is top Korean Clinic in benign prostatic hyperplasia treatment

According to the rating of the Korean International Medical Association (KIMA).

Prostate Clinic is the part of Korean Medicine Hospital of Kyung Hee Hospital at Gangdong. The Clinic is specialized on the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia. Specialists of Prostate Clinic integrate the new methods for prostate treatment: acupuncture, moxibustion, relaxation therapy and physiotherapy. 300,000 outpatients and 120,000 inpatients are treated in Korean Medicine Hospital annually.

Diagnostics

Ultrasound and laboratory analysis are commonly used for BPH diagnostics.

Consultation of an urologist
PSA test
Transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy
Transrectal ultrasound (TRUS)
Complete blood and urine tests
Treatment

Urologists provide conservative methods of treatment. TURP is the main procedure among BPH surgeries.

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Timing of response 9
 
Doctor's qualification 10
 
Medical equipment 9
 
Service and comfort 9
 
Popularity of the clinic 9
 
With the Bookimed support, 665 patients received individual treatment program in Severance Hospital
9.2 average rate of the hospital
11 requests for week

Urology department of Yonsei Severance Hospital is leader in robotic surgeries

Yonsei Severance Hospital is the biggest and oldest western-style hospital in South Korea. The Hospital is a part of Yonsei University Health System. 40,000 operations are carried out annually. The Hospital is the leader in providing robotic surgeries for prostate treatment in Asia. 600 robotic urologic surgeries are applied per year.

Diagnostics

Yonsei Severance Hospital provides health screening processes for early detection and diagnosis of prostate diseases.

Consultation of an urologist
Complete blood and urine tests
Ultrasound
PSA test
Treatment

Specialists of Yonsei Severance Hospital are specialised in radiosurgery and robotic surgery for benign prostatic hyperplasia treatment.

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Doctor's qualification 9
 
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Service and comfort 9
 
Popularity of the clinic 9
 
With the Bookimed support, 1602 patients received individual treatment program in Samsung Medical Center
9 average rate of the hospital
26 requests for week

SMC provides the best qualitative medical services

Samsung Hospital has won the 1st place in Customer Satisfaction and Quality Indexes of Korea.


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Samsung Medical Center is the world’s top 10 clinic in Korea that conducts the most multinational clinical trials among the medical institutions. Specialists of Samsung Medical Center provide over 45,000 surgeries per year. SMC plays an important role in developing Korean healthcare system and is involved in national research projects for providing the new advanced equipment in Korean hospitals.

Diagnostics

Specialists provide radiological diagnostic tests. Prostate biopsy and ureteric stent insertion are applied under anesthesia.

Consultation of an urologist
Complete blood and urine tests
Ultrasound
PSA test
Treatment

Urologists use the latest equipment and techniques such as surgical robots, microsurgical instruments, laparoscopic and endoscopic systems.

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