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Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - Dr. Luke Brunkhorst earns Center of Excellence for Urolift Procedure

Dr. Luke Brunkhorst, Mercy Iowa City Urology, has been recognized as a UroLift® Center of Excellence. The designation recognizes that Dr. Brunkhorst has achieved a high level of training and experience with the UroLift® System and demonstrated a commitment to exemplary care for men suffering from symptoms associated with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), also known as enlarged prostate. Dr. Brunkhorst is one of a few Urologists in the state of Iowa to earn this distinction.

The UroLift System is a proven, minimally invasive technology for treating lower urinary tract symptoms due to BPH that affects more than 40 million men in the U.S. The UroLift permanent implants, delivered during a transurethral outpatient procedure, relieve prostate obstruction and open the urethra directly without cutting, heating, or removing prostate tissue. This can be more effective than medication which can cause side effects including sexual disfunction, dizziness and headaches.