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Dr. Francisco Gelpi on the BackTable Urology Podcast

Dr. Francisco Gelpi


Dr. Francisco Gelpi is a private practice Urologist in Houston, Texas.

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Edición Especial: Tratamientos Mínimamente Invasivos para HPB con Dr. Francisco Gelpi
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Podcasts Featuring Dr. Francisco Gelpi

Episode #edición-esp-01


En el primer episodio en español de BackTable Urology, yo y Dr. Francisco Gelpi discutimos los tratamientos mínimamente invasivos para HPB, específicamente Urolift, Rezum, y GreenLight. Escucha el episodio completo para aprender más sobre la transición de Dr. Gelpi desde práctica oncológica académica a práctica privada enfocada en HPB, evaluación inicial de los HPB pacientes, factores importantes en la toma de decisión de un tratamiento de HPB, y beneficios y complicaciones de cada tratamiento.

Episode #14


Urologist Dr. Francisco Gelpi discusses surgical treatments for BPH with a special focus on the minimally-invasive GreenLight Laser prostatectomy. Listen to hear more about Dr. Gelpi’s transition from an oncology-focused practice to a BPH-focused practice, initial BPH patient workup , using prostate anatomy to choose a BPH surgical treatment, GreenLight Laser postoperative care, and the importance of BPH patient involvement and expectations.

Articles Featuring Dr. Francisco Gelpi

Dr. Rahul Mehan performing GreenLight Laser Therapy

GreenLight laser therapy is a minimally-invasive treatment for benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH). In this procedure, a laser fiber is inserted through a transurethral cystoscope and is used to enucleate excessive prostate tissue.

A backtable set up for Rezum Procedure Water Vapor Therapy

A Rezum procedure (water vapor therapy) is a surgical BPH treatment that uses water vapor to ablate excess prostate tissue, which is naturally resorbed by the body. Learn more about how a Rezum procedure compares to UroLift, including complications, recovery, and side effects.

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Tratamientos Mínimamente Invasivos para HPB con Dr. Francisco Gelpi on the BackTable Urology Podcast)
Patient Selection for GreenLight & Other BPH Treatments with Dr. Francisco Gelpi and Dr. Jose Silva on the BackTable Urology Podcast)
Perfecting Rectal Spacer Placement for Optimal Care with Dr. Neil Taunk on the BackTable Urology Podcast)


Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH) Condition Overview
GreenLight Laser Prostatectomy Procedure Prep
Prostatectomy Procedure Prep
Urinary Incontinence Condition Overview
UroLift Procedure Prep

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