Rezum: a new transurethral water vapour therapy for benign prostatic hyperplasia

Ther Adv Urol. 2018 Aug 12;10(11):327-333. doi: 10.1177/1756287218793084. eCollection 2018 Nov.

Abstract

Rezum is a minimally invasive transurethral water vapour therapy for benign prostatic enlargement which uses thermal energy for treatment. The short-term results show it to have good outcomes with a potential for outpatient-based treatment preserving sexual function. This review serves to provide an overview of the technique and evaluate its safety and efficacy.

Keywords: BPH; LUTS; Prostate; Rezum; TURP; benign prostatic hyperplasia; lower urinary tract symptoms; minimally invasive surgery.

Publication types

  • Review