The Rezūm System 2018-03-06T15:39:28+00:00

What is Rezūm?

Rezūm is a treatment for BPH that can be performed in a clinic or out-patient setting. Rezūm uses the stored thermal energy in water vapor (steam) to treat the extra prostate tissue that is causing symptoms such as frequency, urgency, irregular flow, weak stream, straining and getting up at night to urinate.

Inside a hand-held device, radiofrequency energy is applied to a few drops of water to create vapor (steam). The water vapor is injected into the prostate tissue that is blocking the flow of urine from the bladder, where it immediately turns back to water, releasing the energy stored in the vapor into the cell membranes. At this point, the cells are gently and immediately damaged, causing cell death. Over time, your body will absorb the treated tissue through its natural healing response.

Benefits of Rezūm

Rezūm provides the following benefits:

  • Potential alternative to BPH medications
  • Relieves symptoms safely and effectively1
  • Provides noticeable symptom improvement within two weeks
  • Simple in-office/out-patient therapy
  • Does not require general anesthesia
  • Preserves sexual and urinary functions1
  • Allows patients to return to regular activities within a few days1

3 Simple Steps

1. Talk With Your Doctor

  • Ask your doctor if Rezūm is a
    good treatment option for you.

2. Procedure Day

  • Simple, minimally invasive,
    in-office or out-patient therapy.
  • Does not require general
    anesthesia.

3. Rezūm Your Life

  • Return to regular activities
    within a few days.
  • BPH symptom improvement
    in as soon as two weeks.

Rezūm Animation

Rezūm Patient Education

1McVary 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;111:1-9.