Enlarged prostate, or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), affects 40% of men in their 50s, and 70% of men in their 60s.1 The UroLift® System treatment is typically a one-time, in-office solution that provides rapid relief with a fast recovery.2 It breaks the cycle of medications and how they make a person feel, all without the risks of traditional surgery.4

Straightforward, minimally invasive procedure
A quick return to normal activity
Symptom relief better than reported for medications 3,4
Preservation of sexual function* 3,8

Now, there’s good news. The UroLift System – the minimally invasive, breakthrough treatment option – is available near you.

The UroLift System is the only BPH treatment with no new, sustained erectile or ejaculatory dysfunction.2,3 It involves no ongoing BPH medication, no cutting, heating, or removal of tissue, and can be done under local anesthesia in less than an hour.

Patients undergoing the UroLift System treatment experience rapid recovery and symptom relief.Clinical studies have shown the most common side effects reported are mild to moderate, and include pain or burning with urination, blood in the urine, pelvic pain, urgent need to urinate and/or the inability to control the urge. Most symptoms resolved within two to four weeks after the procedure.

How Severe Are My Symptoms?

The International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS) is a scoring system used to screen for and diagnose benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The survey asks seven urinary symptom questions and one quality of life question to help determine the severity of your BPH. Understanding your specific situation will better equip you to choose the right treatment for your BPH so that you can get back to enjoying life.

BPH causes bothersome urinary symptoms that can interrupt your quality of life and the activities you enjoy. As an enlarged prostate presses on and blocks the urethra, symptoms like urgent need to urinate, difficulty starting or straining during urination, incomplete emptying, or even painful urination can occur. If you are diagnosed with BPH, learn how the UroLift System may the right treatment option for you.

Other BPH solutions can come with a price

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If you have been diagnosed with an enlarged prostate due to BPH, there are several treatment options available but many have side effects that can temporarily or permanently impair a man’s quality of life. With traditional surgical treatment options, patients often report the feeling of getting worse before getting better and they may experience the following:

  • Healing response and tissue inflammation
  • Risk of urinary retention (inability to empty the bladder)6 7
  • Routine catheterization for days6
  • 4-6 weeks irritative voiding (emptying bladder) symptoms4 5 6

Insurance Coverage

How do I find out if my health plan covers the UroLift System treatment?

The first step is to make an appointment with your urologist to determine if you are an appropriate candidate for the treatment. Your physician’s office staff can work with you and your health plan to learn more about your healthcare benefits specific to the UroLift System treatment.

Does Medicare cover the UroLift System?

Yes, all Medicare carriers provide benefits for the UroLift System treatment when medically necessary. Discuss the UroLift System treatment with your physician to determine if it is the right option for you.

Center of Excellence

Center of Excellence: This physician has achieved a higher level of training and experience with the UroLift® System treatment.

In Office Procedures

This practice offers the UroLift® System treatment in their office.

    Source Information

    1.Berry, et al., J Urol 1984; Roehrborn, et al., Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases 2006; 2013 U.S. Census population estimates, 2. Roehrborn et al. Can J Urol 2017, 3.Roehrborn, J Urology 2013 LIFT Study, 4.AUA BPH Guidelines 2003, 2010 5.Miano, R., et al., Med Sci Monit 2008; 14: RA94, 6.Rassweiler, et al., Eur Urol 2006 Nov; 50(5): 969-79; discussion 980, 7.Abrams, et al., Neurourology and Urodynamics 2002; Maximilian, et al., BJU Intl 2012, 8. McVary, J Sex Med 2014

    *No instances of new, sustained erectile or ejaculatory dysfunction

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