Prostatic urethral lift

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Haeumaturia for investigation.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male

Mild prostatomegaly. Metallic intraprostatic densities in keeping with the patient's history of Urolift system. 

Sigmoid diverticular disease. Simple renal cysts bilaterally. 

Case Discussion

Prostatic urethral lift (using the UroLift® device) is a minimally-invasive treatment option for symptoms caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia. On CT, it could be confused with brachytherapy seeds for prostate cancer. 

Disclosure: I, Henry Knipe, have no actual or potential ethical or financial conflict of interest in relation to this device. This case is not intended to be a personal endorsement or recommendation of this product.

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Case information

rID: 75698
Published: 6th Apr 2020
Last edited: 6th Apr 2020
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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