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Prostate Artery Embolization (PAE): Potential Side Effects

Prostate artery embolization (PAE) is a safe and highly effective intervention for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Nevertheless, here is what you need to know about potential risks.

While no medical intervention is risk-free, the potential side effects of prostate artery embolization (PAE) are minor. The most common side effects include the following complications

There have been rare reports of other side effects, including damage to blood vessels, injury to the bladder, and negative responses to anesthesia. The highly trained and experienced specialists at Texas Prostate Institute can help mitigate these risks and side effects.

This list of side effects and risks is not comprehensive, and patient responses may differ. Open and in-depth conversations with your doctor are essential for achieving optimal results.

Texas Prostate Institute: Our Dedication to Exceptional Patient Care

Texas Prostate Institute is a leading healthcare facility providing compassionate and effective non-surgical interventions for benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH). We offer leading-edge treatments that prioritize patient comfort and well-being.

Our team takes pride in employing state-of-the-art technology and equipment to deliver the highest standard of care to our patients. We stay abreast of current advancements in prostate care, ensuring we provide the safest and most effective interventions available.

We take risk management seriously. The interventional radiologists conduct a comprehensive pre-procedure assessment to evaluate each patient's suitability for PAE. This assessment includes a detailed medical history review, physical examination, and imaging studies. We aim to identify any contraindications or potential risk factors that may increase the likelihood of adverse effects during or after the procedure.

Despite the known risks, prostate artery embolization (PAE) remains the safest and most effective treatment for a symptomatic enlarged prostate.

If you think PAE is right for you, please contact our helpful representatives to schedule an evaluation today.

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