Are there alternatives to TULIP?

Before you agree to have this surgery, your doctor will tell you more about any other alternatives that might be available for you.

Alternative treatment options are available for BPH but accessing them depends on how severe the patient’s condition is. Some of the possibilities include medication, laser therapy, embolization, prostate lift, or other minimally invasive surgical procedures: TURP, TUMT, TUNA.

Only your doctor can tell you which of these procedures is more appropriate for your treatment.

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Source: https://www.cedars-sinai.edu/Education/Medical-Library/

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