BPH: Lift and separate to relieve LUTS

@article{Farley2011BPHLA,
  title={BPH: Lift and separate to relieve LUTS},
  author={Suzanne J. Farley},
  journal={Nature Reviews Urology},
  year={2011},
  volume={8},
  pages={352-352}
}
  • S. Farley
  • Published 14 June 2011
  • Medicine
  • Nature Reviews Urology
Expanding the urethral lumen by mechanically separating the encroaching prostatic lobes is a safe and simple means of providing rapid relief from lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). In a pilot study sponsored by NeoTract, manufacturers of The UroLift® System, Henry Woo and colleagues successfully performed a ‘prostatic urethral lift’ on 19 men with moderate-to-severe LUTS. The handheld UroLift® device is advanced transurethrally under cystoscopic… 

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