Prostatic urethral lift
Haeumaturia for investigation.
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Mild prostatomegaly. Metallic intraprostatic densities in keeping with the patient's history of Urolift system.
Sigmoid diverticular disease. Simple renal cysts bilaterally.
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.
- Garcia C, Chin P, Rashid P, Woo HH. Prostatic urethral lift: A minimally invasive treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia. (2015) Prostate international. 3 (1): 1-5. doi:10.1016/j.prnil.2015.02.002 - Pubmed
- Jones P, Rai BP, Aboumarzouk O, Somani BK. UroLift: a new minimally-invasive treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia. (2016) Therapeutic advances in urology. 8 (6): 372-376. doi:10.1177/1756287216671497 - Pubmed