Wooster Urology
546 Winter Street Suite 210
330-345-5533

Urolift



Urolift option for BPH (Enlarged Prostate)

Overview of the Prostate:

  • Walnut sized gland at the base of male bladder
  • Surrounds the Urethra
  • Produces fluid that transports sperm during ejaculation



Aging and the Enlarged Prostate

  • Affects more then 38 million men each year in the USA
  • By age 60, 70% of all men have an enlarged prostate
  • Affects nearly 90% of men by age 80
 

Recognizing the Symptoms of BPH

  • Frequent urination
  • Multiple trips to the bathroom at night
  • Sudden urge to urinate
  • Difficulty or painful urination
  • Weak or slow urine flow
  • Incomplete elimination of urine
  • Stopping and starting of flow






How is an Enlarged Prostate Diagnosed?
  • Medical History
  • Physical Exam
    • Bladder scan
    • Digital Rectal Exam (DRE)
  • AUA Symptom Score



Treatment options for BPH:




Urolift is a minimally invasive office procedure that may offer relief from BPH with many favorable advantages over surgery or medication.






How is the Procedure done?  In the office with local anesthesia and a mild sedative, several permanent titanium clips are placed into the prostate to open a channel.  Procedure typically takes only 15 minutes.






Before Urolift:  Obstructing lobes of the prostate.




After Urolift:  Urolift Creates a channel for the urine flow.




After the Procedure,  What to expect?



    



Will my insurance cover this procedure?




Call for an appointment to see if the Urolift Procedure for rapid relief of BPH symptoms is right for you.

                                       
                                                      


                                                  Wooster Urology LLC
                                                  
546 Winter Street, Suite 210
                                                          Wooster, Ohio 44691
                                                           (330) 345-5533