Claus G. Roehrborn

Waterjet ablation confers advantages over TURPHeat-free high-velocity waterjet ablation (Aquablation) for BPH performed with an image-guided robot-assisted platform (AquaBeam System) met its primary safety and efficacy endpoints in a phase III study.
Urethral lift: 5-year data point to procedure’s durabilityAnalyses of data from 5 years of prospective follow-up in the pivotal trial supporting regulatory approval of the prostatic urethral lift ([PUL] UroLift System, NeoTract) show that the minimally invasive procedure remains safe and provides rapid and durable benefits for men with symptomatic BPH.
Study: BPH procedure’s benefits sustained at 3 yearsThe prostatic urethral lift (PUL [UroLift, NeoTract, Inc.]) yields successful 3-year durability and superior rate of improvement of BPH symptoms compared to transurethral resection of the prostate, according to separate studies presented at the AUA annual meeting in New Orleans.
‘Lift’ offers durable improvement in LUTS at 2 yearsData from 2 years of prospective follow-up in a multinational study show that the prostatic urethral lift (PUL [UroLift System, Neotract, Inc., Pleasanton, CA]) is a safe procedure that provides durable, clinically meaningful improvement of lower urinary tract symptoms due to BPH, reported Claus G. Roehrborn, MD, at the AUA annual meeting in Orlando, FL.
Lift device for BPH earns FDA approvalThe FDA has authorized the marketing of the UroLift system, the first permanent implant to relieve low or blocked urine flow in men aged 50 years and older with BPH.
Urethral ‘lift’ offers improvements in LUTS, urinary flowA minimally invasive implant procedure led to a 50% improvement in lower urinary tract symptoms due to BPH, which was maintained for a year, results of a randomized trial showed.