Rezūm™ Water Vapor Therapy
Rezūm is a natural alternative to surgery. It treats the cause of your BPH, so you can get back to your life.
What is Rezūm Water Vapor Therapy?
Rezūm Water Vapor Therapy is a non-surgical therapy that uses the natural energy stored in water vapor, or steam, to shrink enlarged prostates. 1,2
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Why choose Rezūm Water Vapor Therapy?
If you're suffering from BPH, Rezūm offers many benefits.
No more BPH medication and their side effects3
Preserves sexual function1
Clinical studies show that Rezūm Therapy relieves symptoms safely/effectively1,2
Ability to return to regular activities within a few days*1,2
Most patients see symptom improvement within two weeks*1,2
Symptom relief that lasts1
No permanent implant
Does not require general anesthesia1
FDA cleared; Included in the American Urological Association guidelines
Is Rezūm right for me?
The best way to find out is by talking with your doctor to determine if Rezūm Water Vapor Therapy is a good treatment for you based on your symptoms and treatment goals. Start by taking our BPH Quiz. Then bring a printout of the results with you to your appointment. Need to find a doctor who specializes in Rezūm Water Vapor Therapy? Use our doctor finder to locate one near you.
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What are the Risks?
Rezūm Water Vapor Therapy is a treatment for men 50 years or older to reduce prostate tissue and relieve urinary symptoms caused by an enlarged prostate, or BPH.
Potential risks associated with Rezūm Water Vapor Therapy include, but are not limited to painful or frequent urination, blood in the urine or semen, decrease in ejaculatory volume, urinary tract infection (UTI), inability to urinate or completely empty the bladder, urgent need to urinate, inability to ejaculate, urinary incontinence, inflammation of the epididymis (a tube at the back of the testicle that carries sperm), worsening erectile dysfunction, pain/discomfort with ejaculation, pelvic or penile pain/discomfort, poor or splayed urine stream, inflammation of the prostate gland, scarring and narrowing of the urethra.In rare cases, the following side effects may occur narrowing of the bladder neck (area of the bladder that connects to the urethra), bladder stone, severe infection.
During the healing phase following the procedure, patients may experience continued or worsening BPH symptoms, which may require the use of a catheter for several days. It is important to talk with your doctor about the benefits and risks associated with Rezūm Water Vapor Therapy.
What do patients say?
Having BPH can mean frequent trips to the bathroom and interrupted sleep. If this sounds like you, it's time to take action. Rezūm Water Vapor Therapy is helping men similar to you gain relief from frustrating BPH symptoms affecting their lives and the people closest to them.
"Within a matter of weeks, I was already urinating more comfortably than I had in probably 10 years. It's totally changed my attitude. I'd just gotten too used to it, I didn't understand fully how it was impacting my life."
Results from case studies are not necessarily predictive of results in other cases. Results may vary.
Individual recovery varies. Experience may not be representative of all cases.
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*Dependent on individual clinical situation and healing response.
- McVary KT, Gange SN, Gittelman MC, et al. Minimally invasive prostate convective water vapor energy ablation: A multicenter, randomized, controlled study for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia. J Urol. 2016 May;195(5):1529-38.
- McVary KT, Rogers T, Roehrborn CG. Rezūm water vapor thermal therapy for lower urinary tract symptoms associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia: 4-year results from randomized controlled study. Urology. 2019 Apr;126:171-9.
- McVary KT, Roehrborn CG. Three-year outcomes of the prospective, randomized controlled Rezūm system study: Convective radiofrequency thermal therapy for treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms due to benign prostatic hyperplasia. Urology. 2018 Jan;111:1-9.
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