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The UroLift® System

A fast and effective approach to treating BPH

Treatment with the UroLift® System uses a minimally invasive approach that provides rapid relief and recovery of BPH symptoms. It is an earlier treatment option that can get men off BPH medications and avoid major surgery.

What is BPH?

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

This is a condition in which the prostate enlarges as men get older. BPH is a very common condition that affects over 40 million Americans and over 500 million aging men worldwide.

As the prostate enlarges, it presses on and blocks the urethra, causing bothersome urinary symptoms such as:

  • Frequent need to urinate both day and night
  • Weak or slow urinary stream
  • A sense that you cannot completely empty your bladder
  • Difficulty or delay in starting urination
  • Urgent feeling of needing to urinate
  • A urinary stream that stops and starts
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BPH is a very common condition that affects:

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of men by age 603

of men 60+4
of men by age 853
of men with moderate symptoms are unhappy about it1

You can measure the severity of your BPH symptoms by taking the International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS) questionnaire.

The UroLift® System treatment

What is the UroLift® System?

Treatment with the UroLift® System uses a minimally invasive approach that provides rapid relief and recovery of BPH symptoms.1 It is an earlier treatment option that can get men off BPH medications and avoid major surgery. The goal of the UroLift System treatment is to relieve symptoms so you can get back to your life and resume your daily activities. The UroLift® System treatment has demonstrated a significant improvement in quality of life for patients compared to medications.2,3 The UroLift® System is the only BPH procedure shown not to cause new and lasting erectile or ejaculatory dysfunction*, while being a safe and effective treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms due to BPH.1,3-6

Does the UroLift® System Work?

The UroLift® System uses a revolutionary approach to treating BPH that lifts and holds the enlarged prostate tissue so it no longer blocks the urethra. It is the only available BPH treatment performed by a urologist that does not require heating, cutting, or removal of the prostate tissue. The procedure is typically performed using local anesthesia in a physician’s office or ambulatory surgery center. Patients typically return home the same day without a catheter.1

  1. Roehrborn, J Urol 2013, L.I.F.T. Study
  2. AUA Guidelines 2003
  3. Roehrborn et al. Can J Urol 2017
  4. Roehrborn, Can J Urol 2015, 3-Year L.I.F.T. Study
  5. Roehrborn, Urology Practice 2015, 2-Year L.I.F.T. Study
  6. Roehrborn Urology Clinics 2016

*No instances of new, sustained erectile or ejaculatory dysfunction

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Enlarged Prostate

An enlarged prostate can narrow or even block the urethra.

Step 1

The UroLift delivery device is placed through the obstructed urethra to access the enlarged prostate.

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Step 2

Small UroLift implants are permanently placed to lift and hold the enlarged prostate tissue out of the way and increase the opening of the urethra.
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Step 3

The UroLift delivery device is removed, leaving an open urethra designed to provide symptom relief.

Get back to an increased quality of life with the UroLift® System.

To learn more, contact us or request an appointment.

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