Patients experience rapid results, are able to discontinue use of medications, and retain their sexual function.
Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB)
June 22, 2017
Valley Urologic Associates today announced that Dr. Jonathan Agins has been designated as a UroLift® Center of Excellence. The designation recognizes that Dr. Agins has achieved a high level of training and experience with the UroLift System and demonstrated a commitment to exemplary care for men suffering from symptoms associated with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia or BPH. Dr. Agins is the first physician in the state of Arizona to be designated a UroLift Center of Excellence.
“The UroLift System is a breakthrough, minimally invasive treatment for enlarged prostate,” said Agins. “Patients experience rapid results, are able to discontinue use of medications, and retain their sexual function. We are proud to be among the first to utilize the UroLift System and to be providing our patients with the quality of life they deserve.”
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 patients requiring an additional procedure for relief. A second randomized clinical trial called BPH6 demonstrated that the…