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I've been reading a lot of reviews/patient experiences that have been bad with Urolift. I think the problem in the US is that it is so extremely lucrative that urologists can't pass it up. Ken had a good outcome probably because his condition was a good fit for it. A larger uncomplicated prostate with no middle lobe or bladder neck issues. Mine was a smaller more "funky" shape. My doctor does 10 a day, a couple times a month. At 15K a pop that's 150K a day or about $1000.00 a minute, for the procedure. If you are over 40 and have difficulty urinating the default diagnosis with no testing is BPH and the default solution is a 15k urolift office procedure. If it doesn't work, then maybe a 15-20k follow-up Turp procedure. There is no incentive to do urodynamic testing to determine if the problem might be bladder related. I wish I had read more of the "not so good" reviews before having the procedure. Now I am worried that I have 6 implants that might break loose down the road and cause issues when the result didn't really improve my condition and was painful and expensive. My suggestion to anyone considering it would be to get a second opinion from another doctor that has no financial incentive
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