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Enlarged prostate, or Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), is a condition in which the prostate enlarges as men get older. BPH is a very common condition that affects over 40 million Americans .1 Over 40% of men in their 50s and over 70% of men in their 60s have BPH.2 While BPH is a benign condition and unrelated to prostate cancer, it can greatly affect a man's quality of life.

Straightforward, minimally invasive procedure
A quick return to normal activity
Symptom relief better than reported for medications 3,4
Preservation of sexual function* 3,9

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

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.

The UroLift System is the only BPH treatment shown not to cause new and lasting sexual dysfunction,* while providing rapid relief and recovery of BPH symptoms.3-9 It is the only available BPH treatment performed by a urologist that does not require heating, cutting, or removal of the prostate tissue.

The UroLift System treatment has demonstrated a significant improvement in quality of life for patients compared to medications.6 Symptom relief is better than reported for medications, with a risk profile better than surgical procedures.3,4

Typically, there is no overnight stay or catheter required after treatment with the UroLift System.3 The most common adverse events reported include pain or burning with urination, blood in the urine, pelvic pain, urgent need to urinate, and the inability to control urine because of an urgent need to urinate. Most symptoms were mild to moderate in severity and 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 be the right treatment option for you.

Other BPH solutions can come with a price

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Many men living with enlarged prostate (BPH) symptoms take prescription medications after they’re diagnosed, although these often don’t provide adequate relief and may cause dizziness, fatigue, and sexual dysfunction.4 Medications may not need to be a lifelong burden, however, and men don’t need to wait until surgery is required to address the problem. In fact, they can avoid traditional surgery altogether.

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.

Source Information

1. NeoTract US Market Model estimates for 2018
2. Berry, et al., J Urol 1984
3. Roehrborn, J Urology 2013
4. AUA BPH Guidelines 2003, 2010, 2018
5. Shore Can J Urol 2014
6. Roehrborn et al. Can J Urol 2017
7. Naspro, Eur Urol 2009
8. Montorsi, J Urol 2008
9. McVary, J Sex Med 2016

*No instances of new, sustained erectile or ejaculatory dysfunction

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