UroLift Treatment for Enlarged Prostate in Connecticut
If you are exploring treatment options for an Enlarged Prostate, contact Pregenzer Urology to discuss the UroLift treatment. To schedule a consultation with Dr. Pregenzer at our urology clinics in West Hartford and Enfield, CT, please call (860) 962-6600 or request an appointment online.
How UroLift Works
During a simple in-office procedure, Dr. Pregenzer will be able to use the UroLift Delivery Device to insert UroLift Implants around the prostate. These implants work to lift the prostate and pull the edges of the prostate away from the urethra, leaving it open for improved urinary flow.
Benefits of the UroLift System
UroLift possesses many advantages over traditional treatment methods, the primary being that no cuts or sutures are required with UroLift. A local anesthetic is typically all that patients need during their insertion procedure, and they can often return home soon after they are treated for BPH. Results of UroLift are also long lasting. No maintenance is needed, which gives patients the ability to quickly return to their regular activities with renewed control over their urinary system.
Is UroLift Right for You?
If your BPH has worsened to a point where it affects your daily life and overall quality of life, it may be time to consider treatment. An assessment known as the International Prostate System Score is often used to determine the severity of an individual’s BPH symptoms. Take the BPH quiz here.
The UroLift® System Treatment
What is the UroLift System?
The UroLift System is a proven minimally invasive procedure to treat an enlarged prostate. It is the only leading enlarged prostate procedure that does not require heating, cutting, or destruction of prostate tissue. The procedure is typically performed as a same-day outpatient procedure, including the office setting, under local anesthesia.1
Advantages of the UroLift System
- Safe and effective2
- Risk profile better than reported for surgical procedures such as TURP3
- Rapid symptom relief,4 better than reported for medications5
- Only leading BPH procedure shown not to cause new and lasting sexual dysfunction*2,5,6
- Covered by Medicare, national, and commercial plans**
- Typically no catheter required after treatment4,6
How Does The UroLift® System Work?
*No instances of new, sustained erectile or ejaculatory dysfunction in the L.I.F.T. pivotal study
**When medical criteria are met
Indicated for the treatment of symptoms of an enlarged prostate up to 100 cc in men 45 years or older. As with any medical procedure, individual results may vary. Most common side effects are temporary 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.4 Rare side effects, including bleeding and infection, may lead to a serious outcome and may require intervention. Speak with your doctor to determine if you may be a candidate.
- Shore, Can J Urol 2014
- Roehrborn, Can J Urol 2017
- Sonksen, EU Urol, 2015
- Roehrborn, J Urology 2013
- AUA BPH Guidelines 2003, 2020
- McVary, J Sex Med 2016
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Schedule an Appointment for UroLift Treatment in Hartford, CT Today!
Dr. Pregenzer specializes in the treatment of BPH, if you are exploring your treatment options, contact Pregenzer Urology today. To schedule an appointment at our urology clinic in West Hartford and Enfield, please call (860) 962-6600 or request an appointment through our secure online form.