Urolift FAQs

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How long does UroLift last for?

How long does UroLift last for? Long term series demonstrate a success or satisfaction rate with UroLift of around 90% with up to 5 years of follow. This means that around 10% of men will require some additional form of management within this time frame.

What can I expect after a UroLift implant?

What can I expect after a UroLift implant? For the first few days most men experience a degree of irritation which can cause men to pee more frequently or urgently. There can be some prostatic discomfort which is controlled with pain killing tablets. In most there is...

How long does UroLift take to perform?

How long does UroLift take to perform? UroLift can typically be inserted in 20-30 minutes. The majority of people are in hospital for only a few hours.

What is UroLift?

What is UroLift? UroLift is a minimally invasive treatment option for the management of bothersome urinary symptoms. The treatment is performed using a small telescopic camera which allows the insertion of a series of small clips or staples to retract the overgrown...

Who is suitable for which drug?

As a crude rule of thumb alpha blockers are more appropriate for younger men with small prostates who are still sexually active. 5 ARIs are more suitable for older men with larger glands, who are less concerned with the potential for sexual dysfunction side effects....