The REZUM treatment is a new technology that has been developed by Boston Scientific and was approved by the FDA in 2015.
Why choose Rezūm Water Vapor Therapy?
If you’re suffering from BPH, Rezūm Water Vapor Therapy provides numerous benefits:
- No more BPH medications and their side effects
- Clinical studies support that Rezūm relieves symptoms safely and effectively 1,2
- Most patients see symptom improvement within two weeks 1
- Simple in-office/out-patient therapy 1
- Does not require general anesthesia 1
- Preserves erectile and urinary functions 1
- Ability to return to regular activities within a few days 1*
- Symptom relief that lasts 2
- No permanent implant
What are the risks?
All treatments have inherent and associated risks. The Rezūm System is intended to
relieve symptoms and obstructions, and reduce prostate tissue associated with BPH.
Potential risks include but are not limited to painful urination (dysuria), blood in the
urine (hematuria), blood in the semen (hematospermia), decrease in ejaculatory
volume, suspected urinary tract infection (UTI), and urinary frequency, retention or
Frequently Asked Questions
Who may benefit from Rezūm?
Clinical studies show that many men living with BPH experience symptom relief
with Rezūm Water Vapor Therapy. It’s an option for those who’ve given up on
watchful waiting and lifestyle changes, men who’ve stopped or don't want to start
taking BPH medications, or men not interested in other minimally invasive or
surgical BPH procedures.
Do I have to go to the hospital for Rezūm?
Since Rezūm Water Vapor Therapy is a minimally invasive procedure, it can be
performed in a doctor’s office, clinic or other out-patient setting.
How painful is it? Will I need to be sedated?
Rezūm Water Vapor Therapy can be performed under oral sedation or local
anesthesia and doesn’t require general anesthesia. Your urologist will discuss your
options for maximizing your comfort during the procedure.
How quickly will I notice improvements?
Clinical studies show that most men experience symptom relief as soon as 2 weeks after the treatment,
and improvements continue for up to 3 months.
Patient responses can and do vary.
How soon can I return to regular activities?
Clinical studies show that most men return to regular activities within a few
days. Your urologist will discuss this with you and make personal
How long do the improvements last?
Current clinical studies demonstrate sustained symptom improvement out to 4
years and studies are ongoing to determine longer term patient outcomes. 2
Can Rezūm cause erectile dysfunction?
There are no reports of new erectile dysfunction as a results of Rezūm treatment.
Based on data from the Rezūm pivotal and post, US FDA approval studies,
ejaculatory function was preserved; however, men with BPH are at higher risk for
other potential urinary/ejaculatory challenges and there is a possibility that an
underlying condition may surface following treatment with the Rezūm System. 1 Be
sure to talk with your urologist about your individual health situation.
To see if REZUM is right for you, please use the following form to request a consultation.