Navigation Links
Nashville Urologist Named UroLift® Center of Excellence
Date:11/15/2018

Associated Urologists of Nashville today announced that Dr. Benjamin Dehner has been designated as a UroLift® Center of Excellence. The designation recognizes that Dr. Dehner has achieved a high level of training and experience with the UroLift System and demonstrated a commitment to exemplary care for men suffering from symptoms associated with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia or BPH.

“I’m proud to be recognized as a UroLift Center of Excellence,” said Dr. Dehner. “The UroLift System can not only better the lives of men suffering from enlarged prostate symptoms, but also improve the lives of their partners. I hear from many spouses who are just as excited about the results of the treatment as their husbands. Unlike most other BPH treatment options, the UroLift System preserves sexual function.”

Nearly 40 million men in the United States are affected by BPH. Not to be confused with prostate cancer, BPH occurs when the prostate gland that surrounds the male urethra becomes enlarged with advancing age and begins to obstruct the urinary system. Symptoms of BPH often include interrupted sleep and urinary problems, and can cause loss of productivity, depression and decreased quality of life.

Five-year data from a randomized study shows the UroLift System offers not only rapid improvement, but also durable relief for patients with BPH. After five years, patients treated with the UroLift System continue to experience symptom relief with minimal side effects, with few patients requiring an additional procedure for relief. A second randomized clinical trial called BPH6 demonstrated that the minimally invasive UroLift System compares very well to the reference standard surgery, transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP), with regard to efficacy, and is superior to TURP at preserving sexual function and offering a more rapid recovery.

Medication is often the first-line therapy for enlarged prostate, but relief can be inadequate and temporary. Side effects of medication treatment can include sexual dysfunction, dizziness and headaches, prompting many patients to quit using the drugs. For these patients, the classic alternative is surgery that cuts, heats or removes prostate tissue to open the blocked urethra. While current surgical options can be very effective in relieving symptoms, they can also leave patients with permanent side effects such as urinary incontinence, erectile dysfunction and retrograde ejaculation.

About the UroLift System
NeoTract’s FDA-cleared UroLift System is a novel, minimally invasive technology for treating lower urinary tract symptoms due to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The UroLift permanent implants, delivered during a minimally invasive transurethral outpatient procedure, relieve prostate obstruction and open the urethra directly without cutting, heating, or removing prostate tissue. Clinical data from a pivotal 206-patient randomized controlled study showed that patients with enlarged prostate receiving UroLift implants reported rapid and durable symptomatic and urinary flow rate improvement without compromising sexual function. Patients also experienced a significant improvement in quality of life. Most common adverse events reported include hematuria, dysuria, micturition urgency, pelvic pain, and urge incontinence. Most symptoms were mild to moderate in severity and resolved within two to four weeks after the procedure. The UroLift System is available in the U.S., Europe, Australia, Canada, Mexico and South Korea. Learn more at http://www.UroLift.com.

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/nashville_urologist_named_urolift_center_of_excellence/prweb15921177.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2018 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved


Related medicine news :

1. Nashville Periodontal Group Brings Teeth-in-a-Day Dental Implants to Nashville, TN
2. For Diabetes Awareness Month, Drs. Akin and West of Nashville Periodontal Group Increase Awareness of the Link Between Diabetes and Gum Disease in Nashville, TN
3. One Direction 1D Tickets in Dallas, East Rutherford, Nashville, Miami, Houston, Toronto, Charlotte, Detroit, Dallas, Pasadena, Tampa, Washington DC & Tulsa Onsale 12/7/13
4. DXE Medical Named a Top Federal Government Contractor in Nashville
5. Audiologists at Audiology Associates & Hearing Aids Today in Nashville TN Launch Weekly Blog to Discuss Important Hearing Health Topics
6. Nashville’s Sulphur Dell Neighborhood Selected As Study Area For 2014 Urban Land Institute Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition
7. Infocast's 7th Annual Healthcare Deal Making Summit Returns to Nashville
8. Nashville’s Top Eye Surgeon, Dr. Stewart Shofner Successfully Treats Glaucoma Patients Using a Procedure Known as Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT)
9. Ticket Down Slashes Prices for Frozen on Ice Tickets in Orlando, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Providence, Hershey, Nashville, Uniondale, Boston, St. Louis, Chicago & Cleveland
10. James Taylor Concert Tickets for Tampa, Sunrise, Des Moines, Saint Paul, Milwaukee, Moline, Nashville and New Orleans Go On Sale to the Public Sept. 5th
11. Maroon 5 Tickets: Presales in Washington DC, Philadelphia, San Jose, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Nashville, Louisville, Tacoma, Saint Paul, Edmonton & New York Begin 9/11
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/6/2018)... ... December 06, 2018 , ... The University of ... install LED light fixtures containing Indigo-Clean continuous environmental disinfection. The lights are ... the forefront of collegiate gymnastics programs across the nation by providing this new, proven ...
(Date:12/5/2018)... and DALLAS, Texas (PRWEB) , ... December 05, ... ... again proved its leading SkinPen Precision device is setting a new standard as ... record-setting Aesthetics Everything win. , Each year this award is presented at the ...
(Date:12/5/2018)... WASHINGTON (PRWEB) , ... December ... ... System is advancing patient and family engagement with the use of the ... virtual reality technology provides Children’s National’s world-renowned neurosurgeons and physicians with a ...
(Date:12/5/2018)... ... ... Marking its seventh year, Pacifica Graduate Institute Alumni Association (PGIAA) ... on New Year’s Eve. Each year event organizer and Director of Alumni Relations ... families, and friends of the institution) to join the celebration. , At ...
(Date:12/5/2018)... ... December 05, 2018 , ... Advanced ... Consulting services, announced its new office location in Paris, France during the Partnerships ... clinical trial operations in Europe and additional in-country personnel. , “The new office ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/5/2018)... , ... December 05, 2018 , ... Trivellini Tech announces ... Long Hair, based on a version previously known as Mamba Nano, Trivellini Long Hair ... Dr. Trivellini, this version of “Trivellini system has the same capabilities as the last ...
(Date:12/5/2018)... ... December 05, 2018 , ... HealthChannels, the industry leader in ... Dr. Tony Andrulonis, MBA to lead company-wide operational performance initiatives. , As ... and support staff. Prior to joining HealthChannels, Andrulonis held leadership roles throughout his ...
(Date:12/5/2018)... (PRWEB) , ... December 04, 2018 , ... ... highest marks possible for patient safety and quality. Today, the prestigious Leapfrog Group, ... country and Florida Hospital Carrollwood, Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center Sebring, Florida Hospital ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: