Centers of Excellence: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

The term “Center of Excellence” in medicine is used to describe a dedicated focus on a specific diagnosis to provide comprehensive treatment options and excellent clinical outcomes. This includes specialized training, equipment and clinical pathways, which are essential to provide the best patient care.

You can measure the severity of your BPH symptoms by taking the International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS) questionnaire.

Treatments and Procedures for BPH

UroLift Center of Excellence Designation

Patient Education Articles

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Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

BPH is an increase in the size of the prostate that may cause urinary symptoms like blockage of urine flow and increased frequency of urination. It is a fairly common condition that affects most men above the age of 60. BPH is a non-cancerous and harmless enlargement, and should not be a cause of extreme worry.

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Choosing a BPH Treatment

There are many ways to treat an enlarged prostate, and it’s normal for patients to have questions about all the available options.

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Medications for BPH

Discussion of Alpha Blockers, 5-Alpha Reductase Inhibitors, and Phosphodiesterase-5 Inhibitors

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