Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) Surgery Options

Posted by wpasternak @wpasternak, Aug 4 3:17pm

I had a Urolift procedure last February for my BPH symptoms and it was a total failure. The implants are still in position though. I am looking for a different procedure to alleviate my BPH problem and Rezum seems to be a good alternative. Can it be done considering my prior Urolift procedure. If not, what would be your recommendation.

Yup-Urolift Failed for me also. Also looking for an alternative. Glenn Larkin

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The census here in MA is that green light (HoLEP) is the way to go. I'm not convinced. Not too many urologists here do Rezum. Rezum seems the best post-surgery if it can be done with implants already in place (from Urolift) and causing a procedure problem. Looking for anyone who has done that.

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I'd also like to bring @scwhandyman into this discussion. He started a discussion about Rezum here:
– Rezum for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) https://connect.mayoclinic.org/discussion/rezum/

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@glenner075

Yup-Urolift Failed for me also. Also looking for an alternative. Glenn Larkin

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Hey Glenn. Any progress to report?

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Nope

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OK. Thanks

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@wpasternak

Hey Glenn. Any progress to report?

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Good YouTube vid about Rezum procedure

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I had the holep procedure done in February in Jacksonville and am doing excellent. You guys need to talk to your urologist about it. I also have intermediate prostate cancer which I will have to deal with. BPH is non existent and I sleep all night without waking up every two hours.

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Good news Joe and congrats. Did you first try Urolift?

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@wpasternak

Good news Joe and congrats. Did you first try Urolift?

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No I didn’t. I wasn’t sure another procedure could be done. My first urologist at a different clinic wanted to do it. Also he did a TRUS biopsy and I developed an infection of the prostate. That’s when I started going to the Mayo Clinic. Best care anyone could give.

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Thank you

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