University Urology is proud to offer Rezūm Water Vapor Therapy
A Recently FDA approved treatment option for Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH).[mighty_column column=”two-third”] A cutting edge treatment, Rezūm for BPH is the first of its kind. Using water vapor therapy, this minimally invasive procure has shown to significantly reduce the symptoms of BPH.
Dr. Jed Kaminetsky not only specializes in this treatment today, but was one of the few physician nationwide to conduct the successfully clinical trials that helped bring Rezūm to market.
For years, the primary options for treating BPH were through medications or surgery, making Rezūm a new option for patients who are dissatisfied with their current choices for treating BPH.
How Rezūm Works
This therapy is completed in a single visit; there is no need for ongoing therapy.
It works by delivering very small amounts of steam to the enlarged prostate. This process damages the cells causing obstruction, thus reducing the overall size of the prostate and the symptoms associated with BPH such as:
- A weak urine stream
- Trouble starting the flow of urine
- Starting and stopping again when urinating
- Not emptying your bladder completely
- Urinating more often, especially at night
- Sudden urges to urinate
- Leaking or dribbling after you urinate
- Straining to urinate
Benefits of Rezūm
- Procedure performed in-office, same day
- Does not require general anesthesia
- Noticeable symptom improvement within two weeks
- Preserves erectile and urinary functions
Is Rezūm safe?
Yes, this therapy has undergone extensive clinical trials to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the treatment, and was approved by the FDA in late 2015.
Is it covered by insurance?
Rezūm therapy is covered by most private insurance providers, and Medicare for the treatment of BPH.
How long is the recovery period?
Most patients return to the regular activities in a few days.
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-Frequently Asked Questions About BPH-
What Are the Long Term Risks of BPH?
If left untreated, it can progress and cause subsequent medical issues. If your bladder does not empty completely, you become at risk for developing urinary tract infections (UTIs). Over time bladder stones, blood in the urine (Hematuria), incontinence, or urinary retention can occur. In rare cases, bladder and/or kidney damage can develop.
What are my best Treatment Options?
There are 4 recommended treatment options: Watchful Waiting, Medications, In-Office Therapy, and Surgery. Together, we can determine right treatment option for your condition.
Does BPH cause Prostate Cancer?
Studies have shown no link between BPH and prostate cancer.
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