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What complications can be associated with TULIP?

TULIP is a relatively safe procedure and involves minimal risks. The majority of patients treated with TULIP have experienced substantial improvement in their symptoms. Your doctor will discuss the potential risks before you decide to undergo surgical intervention.

As with any other surgical procedure, TULIP can lead to complications such as:

  • Minor mechanical bladder perforation during the TULIP probe insertion
  • Urethral stricture
  • Postoperative epididymitis
  • Stress incontinence
  • Impotence
  • Blood loss
  • Discomfort or pain during urination

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