Benign Prostatic Enlargement

The UroLift Procedure

Dr Stricker introduced the UroLift procedure for benign enlargement of the prostate at St Vincent’s Hospital. The first procedures were performed in April 2015. All patients were treated as day patients. The UroLift involves placing, at the time of cystoscopy, some needle placements to stretch the prostate away from the urethra. This imporves the flow

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Benign Prostatic Enlargement

Benign prostatic enlargement is the non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate. It refers to benign prostatic hyperplasia (increase in the number of cells) or hypertrophy (increase in cell size). Benign prostatic enlargement is the most common prostate disease in men. Typically, the prostate grows to the size of a walnut, but may begin to grow again

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