Treat patients not prostates

Treat patients not prostates

Versatile BPH therapy options for enhanced patient outcomes

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The treatment selection paradigm in BPH is evolving

Across Europe, millions of men suffer from BPH.1 Therapy has traditionally included pharmaceutical interventions and surgical treatments.2

However, as new options become available and patients seek to be more involved in the decision-making process, is there a need for a shift in the treatment selection paradigm?

“it is important to discuss the whole range of options available to them. We have a duty to do this…
It is our responsibility to encourage a two-way dialogue with our patients to understand the right treatment for them at that given time.”
- Prof. Richard Hindley
The treatment selection  paradigm in BPH is evolving
Watch the full interview here.



Watch as Prof. Hindley

Watch as Prof. Hindley and his patient Charles Ellis discuss patient needs and the need for personalised BPH treatment.


A versatile portfolio that can meet your patients’ needs3–9

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While many BPH patients share certain characteristics, each one has a unique set of traits and needs. Each person has hopes and concerns related to the treatment.

Each individual has different priorities in improving their current quality of life. Conversations about patients’ priorities are important but may also be challenging.
Preserve sexual function
High-risk patients
Large gland
Median lobe presence
Long-term catheter

The tools below have been designed to facilitate communication and support you in building an open and trusting relationship.

Discuss the available options

Discuss the available options

A comprehensive, yet succinct overview of BPH treatments – from watchful waiting and daily medication, to minimally invasive therapies and surgical procedures

Make the appropriate choice

Make the appropriate choice

A decision-making flow chart by Dr Kaplan and Dr Rieken to help narrow down the options and guide treatment selection, based on common patient considerations
From water vapour to laser, the versatile therapies of the Boston Scientific BPH portfolio have complementary capabilities.

They also offer technical agility, allowing you to adapt to your patient’s needs and reach a shared treatment decision based on their prostate anatomy and potential clinical comorbidities.

So far, over a million patients have been treated with the Boston Scientific BPH treatment portfolio across clinical trials, observational studies, and clinical practice.5,9–13,17–19

The short hospital stay and overall cost saving provided by our portfolio can also aid in efficient resource management for hospitals.12,14,20,21

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