MINIMALLY INVASIVE MEDICAL LASER

THE “MINIMALLY INVASIVE” PARADIGM – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU BUY!

Minimally invasive procedures can offer significant benefits to the patient and clinician alike. The challenge is simultaneously realizing the benefits of both the ‘least invasive’ and ‘most effective’ approaches which are often very different. Generally, less invasive procedures can have limited results and conversely the most effective procedures have traditionally been more invasive.

The unique value proposition of the Pathfinder medical laser solution is that it represents the most effective and least invasive alternative for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia currently available on the market. This is the ONLY minimally invasive alternative that accomplishes the treatment objective of the current gold standard of care: trans-urethral resection of the prostate (TURP), which is to remove redundant prostatic tissue, delivering clinically proven short-term and long-term results, hence the results of laser treatment mirror those considered to be the most effective.

Given the procedures can be performed in an office-based environment, under local anesthetic, in a virtually bloodless field, with patients returning home the next day, our surgical lasers represent the least invasive way to accomplish this treatment objective. Furthermore, there is no risk associated with delayed tissue degeneration or implantable devices which may require removal at a future date. Consider the long-term effect and alternatives of the ‘minimally invasive’ decision you make today. Ask yourself, “Will a future treatment be required and what does that imply relative to the decision you are making today?”

In-Office Laser

Medication

Implantable Devices

Needle Therapy

TURP

Minimally Invasive

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Office Based

Yes

N/A

Yes

Yes

No

Short Term Relief

Yes

Limited

Yes

Limited

Yes

Proven Long Term Results

Yes

Limited

No

Limited

Yes

Medium Lobe Treatment

Yes

Limited

No

Limited

Yes

Bladder Neck Treatment

Yes

No

No

No

Yes

Removal of Excess Tissues

Yes

No

No

No

Yes

Implant Required

No

No

Yes

No

No

A final thought: minimally invasive should not mean “compromise.” While other minimally invasive alternatives offer temporary symptom relief, the objective of laser BPH surgery is to target and eliminate the cause of the symptom.

 

THE PATHFINDER OFFICE BASED LASER BPH SOLUTION. MORE THAN SHORT TERM SYMPTOM RELIEF.

Our urology lasers offer the most effective, least invasive alternative for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) with immediate symptom relief and lasting, clinically proven results.