UroLift Specialist in The Woodlands, TX
If your BPH has worsened to a point where it affects your daily life and overall quality of life, it may be time to consider treatment. An assessment known as the International Prostate System Score is often used to determine the severity of an individual’s BPH symptoms.
For his outstanding work treating patients with BPH using the UroLift System, Dr. Mercado has been named as a UroLift Center of Excellence.
If you are looking to take action to treat your BPH, or would like to get more information about the UroLift System, please call Dr. Miguel Mercado today at (281) 351-5174 to schedule an appointment.
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The UroLift® System Treatment
What is the UroLift System?
The UroLift System is a proven minimally invasive procedure to treat an enlarged prostate. It is the only leading enlarged prostate procedure that does not require heating, cutting, or destruction of prostate tissue. The procedure is typically performed as a same-day outpatient procedure, including the office setting, under local anesthesia.1
Advantages of the UroLift System
- Safe and effective2
- Risk profile better than reported for surgical procedures such as TURP3
- Rapid symptom relief,4 better than reported for medications5
- Only leading BPH procedure shown not to cause new and lasting sexual dysfunction*2,5,6
- Covered by Medicare, national, and commercial plans**
- Typically no catheter required after treatment4,6
How Does The UroLift® System Work?
*No instances of new, sustained erectile or ejaculatory dysfunction in the L.I.F.T. pivotal study
**When medical criteria are met
Indicated for the treatment of symptoms of an enlarged prostate up to 100 cc in men 45 years or older. As with any medical procedure, individual results may vary. Most common side effects are temporary and include pain or burning with urination, blood in the urine, pelvic pain, urgent need to urinate, and/or the inability to control the urge.4 Rare side effects, including bleeding and infection, may lead to a serious outcome and may require intervention. Speak with your doctor to determine if you may be a candidate.
- Shore, Can J Urol 2014
- Roehrborn, Can J Urol 2017
- Sonksen, EU Urol, 2015
- Roehrborn, J Urology 2013
- AUA BPH Guidelines 2003, 2020
- McVary, J Sex Med 2016
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Schedule a UroLift Consultation in The Woodlands
Urologist Miguel Mercado, MD is board-certified by the American Board of Urology and has been named a UroLift Center of Excellence for his outstanding work treating patients with BPH using the UroLift System. If you would like to talk to an expert urologist about BPH treatment in Tomball or The Woodlands, TX, please contact Dr. Miguel Mercado at (281) 351-5174.