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Category Archives: Cooled ThermoTherapy™
We received an excellent question from Stanley who asked: “I understand that the CTT procedure may cause a decrease in the outflow of seminal fluid during sex. Doesn’t that make sex less enjoyable ?” Our Answer: Loss of ejaculate has been observed in CTT patients, however such events were temporary or minor, requiring minimal or no medical intervention. You should talk with your Urologist about your concerns with this or any other therapy.
We recently had a patient, who had prostate surgery 23 years ago and is once again experiencing BPH symptoms, ask if he is a candidate for an in-office procedure. Our reply: No procedure for BPH or Enlarged Prostate can guarantee complete resolution of symptoms for life. As such, there are times when patients need to consider their options for re-treatment if or when the symptoms of BPH do eventually return.
One of the most expressed concerns by patients considering an in-office BPH treatment is whether they will feel any pain during or after the procedure. After all, the prostate is located in a very sensitive area of the body. While most patients report feeling minimal discomfort or pain during treatment and for a few days afterward, every patient is different. The urologist performing the procedure will have oral pain medication and local anesthetic available to patients who are particularly sensitive. … Continue reading
Urologix is very proud to announce that we will be appearing on The Balancing Act, airing on Lifetime this June 4th and again on June 11th. As part of our dedication to the men and loved ones affected by BPH, we teamed up with Lifetime to discuss BPH as a disease and the benefits and risks of various therapies including our own in-office minimally invasive treatments. Urologix physician proctor, Dr. Robert Pugach will appear alongside a Cooled ThermoTherapyTM patient to … Continue reading