The doctor places small, permanent implants into the prostate to lift and hold the enlarged tissue out of the way, relieving pressure on the urethra and allowing urine to flow. There is no cutting, heating, or removal of prostate tissue required, which means a minimally invasive straightforward procedure and less downtime for patients.
How soon will I feel better after having the UroLift® System treatment?
Patients may experience improvement in their lower urinary tract symptoms as early as 2 weeks after the procedure.
Will having the UroLift® System treatment affect my sexual function?
Sexual function has been preserved among the hundreds of patients treated in our clinical studies. This is a unique benefit of the UroLift® System treatment compared with other BPH therapies such as TURP, laser, and even medication.
What happens during the recovery period?
There is minimal downtime post-procedure and patients may experience symptom relief in as early as 2 weeks. Typically, no overnight stay and no catheter is required but you may experience urinary discomfort during the recovery period. Your doctor will discuss with you how quickly you can return to your daily activities.
What clinical data is available for the UroLift® System?
There is a large amount of data from clinical studies conducted in the US, Canada, Europe and Australia that has been presented in peer-reviewed medical publications demonstrating the safety and effectiveness of the UroLift® System. To learn more about the clinical data available, visit UroLift.com.