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Symptom Relief UroLift® System* TURP Laser Thermotherapy Medications
Minimally invasive treatment
Rapid relief without complications1, 2
Durable results after one treatment2, 4
No cutting, heating, or removal of tissue
Does not cause erectile dysfunction or
ejaculatory dysfunction2, 3
Does not cause permanent urinary incontinence2
Doctor can perform procedure in the office/clinic (not OR)
Typically no catheter required after procedure
No medications required to sustain relief2

* Most common adverse events reported include hematuria, dysuria, micturition urgency, pelvic pain, and urge incontinence. Most symptoms were mild to moderate in severity and resolved within two to four weeks after the procedure.

  1. Shore, Can J Urology 2014
  2. Roehrborn, J Urology 2013 LIFT Study
  3. McVary, J Sexual Medicine 2014
  4. Chin, Urology 2012
  5. AUA Guidelines 2003
  6. Berry, et al., J Urololgy 1984 and 2013 US Census worldwide population estimates