Prostatic urethral lift

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Haeumaturia for investigation.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male
CT

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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