Treatments

PROSTATE ARTERY EMBOLIZATION

TREATMENTS

PROSTATE ARTERY EMBOLIZATION

Prostate Artery Embolization

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Prostate artery embolization (PAE) is a minimally invasive procedure that can alleviate symptoms related to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) such as urinary frequency, urgency, difficulty starting urination, a weak urinary stream, and feelings of incomplete bladder emptying.

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Who is affected? Almost 90% of men over the age of 45 will have symptoms of an enlarged prostate (BPH) at some point in their lives.

Typical 1st Treatments Behavioral Modifications – stopping drink fluids 4 hrs before bed

Oral Medications – Alpha Blockers and 5-Alpha Reductase Inhibitors (These Medications can cause severe sexual side effects)

What is a Selective Arterial Prostatic Embolization or PAE?

It is a non surgical technique where the blood flow to the prostate is blocked and the prostate shrinks on its own. This is performed in an outpatient interventional radiology practice. Typically patient do not require a catheter after this procedure. This does depend on how large your prostate is.

FDA to expand indication for Merit’s Embosphere® Microspheres. June 22, 2017 – New indication for specific prostate artery embolization. A technique that can treat a mans BPH and improve erections all at the same time.

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Why Choose PAE?


There are a number of different procedures that may be used to treat BPH. PAE offers several key advantages that make it an excellent choice for men. These advantages include:

  • The most minimally invasive BPH procedure, you leave the hospital with a bandaid covering a pinhole in your wrist
  • Can improve BPH symptoms with a lower risk of urinary leakage or sexual side effects when compared to other procedures
  • No retrograde ejaculation

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  • Performed as an outpatient procedure, you can usually go home the same day
  • Does not require insertion of a urinary catheter, no uncomfortable Foley for days
  • Almost no blood loss

When is Surgery Indicated?

Patients need surgery if they are having recurrent bladder infections, renal failure, bladder stones, blood in their urine and or the medication does not work or the side effects are too much for the patient to handle.

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Prostate Artery Embolization
Prostate Artery Embolization

About


Prostate artery embolization (PAE) is a minimally invasive procedure that can alleviate symptoms related to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) such as urinary frequency, urgency, difficulty starting urination, a weak urinary stream, and feelings of incomplete bladder emptying.

Who is affected?
Almost 90% of men over the age of 45 will have symptoms of an enlarged prostate (BPH) at some point in their lives.

Typical 1st Treatments

Behavioral Modifications – stopping drink fluids 4 hrs before bed

Oral Medications – Alpha Blockers and 5-Alpha Reductase Inhibitors

(These Medications can cause severe sexual side effects)

Read More

What is a Selective Arterial Prostatic Embolization or PAE? It is a non surgical technique where the blood flow to the prostate is blocked and the prostate shrinks on its own. This is performed in an outpatient interventional radiology practice. Typically patient do not require a catheter after this procedure. This does depend on how large your prostate is.

FDA to expand indication for Merit’s Embosphere® Microspheres. June 22, 2017 – New indication for specific prostate artery embolization. A technique that can treat a mans BPH and improve erections all at the same time.

Show Less


Prostate Artery Embolization

Why Choose PAE?


There are a number of different procedures that may be used to treat BPH. PAE offers several key advantages that make it an excellent choice for men. These advantages include:

  • The most minimally invasive BPH procedure, you leave the hospital with a bandaid covering a pinhole in your wrist
  • Can improve BPH symptoms with a lower risk of urinary leakage or sexual side effects when compared to other procedures
  • No retrograde ejaculation
  • Performed as an outpatient procedure, you can usually go home the same day
  • Does not require insertion of a urinary catheter, no uncomfortable Foley for days
  • Almost no blood loss

When is Surgery Indicated?

Patients need surgery if they are having recurrent bladder infections, renal failure, bladder stones, blood in their urine and or the medication does not work or the side effects are too much for the patient to handle.

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Dr. Rastinehad is board certified by the American Board of Urology. He has expertise in an array of interventional radiological and surgical techniques.

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