Prostatic urethral lift (UroLift): A minimally invasive approach
This video provides an overview of the prostatic urethral lift (UroLift), highlighting the entire cycle of patient care.
Dr. Gange: Dr. Walsh seamlessly adds a TRUS-guided peri-prostatic block to an otherwise standard local anesthetic approach, reporting a high level of patient satisfaction with this technique. Since his UroLift patients are awake, he and his staff utilize the art of verbal anesthesia, thereby minimizing stress and maximizing comfort for his patients. Without receiving sedation, and rarely requiring a catheter, his patients can drive themselves home shortly after the procedure.
Dr. Hotaling: Dr. Walsh's video does an excellent job of demonstrating the entire cycle of care for a patient undergoing UroLift and reviews the indications and counseling for this procedure. The peri-prostatic nerve block is something almost all urologists are very comfortable with and can easily perform. The use of a drape and conversation also help to maximize patient comfort and facilitate the procedure.
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