Dr. Paul Kenworthy Treats 100th Patient with the UroLift® System for Enlarged Prostate

More than 100 patients reaffirm that we are providing the best care possible for our patients and that this procedure is changing lives.

Paul Kenworthy, M.D., today announced that his 100th patient has been treated with the UroLift® System, a proven, minimally invasive technology to treat men suffering from symptoms associated with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, or BPH. Dr. Kenworthy is the first physician in Houston to reach this milestone, performing more UroLift System procedures than any other doctor in the area.

“The UroLift System is a breakthrough treatment that typically takes less than an hour and can offer multiple benefits for men with enlarged prostate – an alternative to invasive surgery without cutting, heating, or removing tissue,” said Dr. Kenworthy. “In addition, the procedure involves minimal downtime, preservation of sexual function, and does not require ongoing continued medications. Hearing first-hand the experiences of more than 100 patients reaffirms that we are providing the best care possible for our patients and that this procedure is changing lives.”

Nearly 40 million men in the United States are affected by BPH. Not to be confused with prostate cancer, BPH occurs when the prostate gland that surrounds the male urethra becomes enlarged with advancing age and begins to obstruct the urinary system. Symptoms of BPH often include interrupted sleep and urinary problems, and can cause loss of productivity, depression and decreased quality of life.

Five-year data from a randomized study shows the UroLift System offers not only rapid improvement, but also durable relief for patients with BPH. After five years, patients treated with the UroLift System continue to experience symptom relief with minimal side effects, with few…

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