Treatments

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Treatments

Treatment for BPH depends on the severity of symptoms. Mild cases may be treated with watchful waiting and patients with moderate to severe symptoms may be prescribed medications to treat the underlying physical causes of BPH and to alleviate symptoms. Minimally invasive surgical procedures are often recommended for patients with severe symptoms, including urinary retention, gross hematuria, bladder stones and urinary tract infection.

Prostatic Urethral Lift is a procedure that can be performed to alleviate the symptoms of BPH. Treatment with this system is typically a one-time, in-office solution. It can reduce the use of medication and the associated side effects. The goal of the Prostatic Urethral Lift treatment is to relieve symptoms so patients can partake in their daily activities. It is a minimally invasive procedure that is performed in the urology clinic.

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