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Do You Experience Any Of The Following?

Trouble starting or stopping urine flow (hesitancy)
Straining while peeing
Taking longer than usual to finish urinating
Urinary urgency
Urinary incontinence
Urinary frequency
Dribbling at the end of urination
Trouble starting or stopping urine flow (hesitancy)
You also might feel like you have to go more often than normal, especially at night. Sometimes men find they can’t go at all without waking up several times to use the bathroom.
Don’t hesitate to book a free consultation today if any of the above resonates with you. We’re here to help!

Don't let an enlarged prostate control your life - with our non-surgical treatment options, you can manage your symptoms and live your best life.

As men age, they may find themselves facing an enlarged prostate, also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). With statistics showing that by age 60, half of all men will experience symptoms of BPH and that by age 85, this number grows to 90%, finding effective treatment options is crucial.

Fortunately, there are a variety of non-surgical prostate treatment options available. From medication and dietary changes to non-surgical procedures, these non-surgical approaches can help alleviate your symptoms without the need for surgery.

And the best part? Opting for a non-surgical approach doesn’t mean sacrificing your quality of life.

So if you’re looking for a way to manage your BPH without the risks and recovery time associated with surgery, talk to your doctor today about non-surgical prostate treatment options.

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Benefits of Interventional Radiology

IR procedures are nonsurgical, outpatient, same-day procedures that can often be performed in under an hour. They are also called percutaneous procedures or needle entry procedures. These recently developed techniques allow access to areas that would otherwise require a more invasive procedure, such as traditional surgery, which requires general anesthesia, a stay in the hospital, and a long recovery period. 


Our non-surgical image-guided procedures are cutting-edge technology without the need of a scalpel.

Not Painful

While it’s normal to experience mild discomfort during and post-treatment, most patients report a positive experience without any major pain.  

Outpatient Procedure

All procedures can be done on-site at the medical clinic. No general anesthesia or hospital stay is required.

Quick Recovery

Interventional radiology procedures typically involve shorter recovery periods and faster return to daily activities than traditional open surgeries. 

High Success Rate

Interventional radiology has a high success rate in diagnosing and treating a variety of medical conditions using non-surgical techniques.

Fewer Side Effects

Compared to traditional surgical procedures, interventional radiology has fewer side effects, such as reduced pain and scarring, shorter recovery times, and lower risks of complications.

About Imaging & Interventional

Gethin Williams, MD, PhD is a triple Board Certified Medical Director of Imaging & Interventional Specialists with a wealth of knowledge and experience in the field.
His lengthy 10-year career has seen him become an authority in vascular and interventional radiology, nuclear medicine, and diagnostic radiology; even specializing in non-surgical outpatient therapies.
Dr. Williams is highly esteemed, having completed his residency and fellowship training at Harvard Medical School/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center as well as being affiliated with the University Medical Center of El Paso and the Hospitals of Providence.
On top of this already incredible resume, he is also an author of 20 peer-reviewed articles and 10 abstracts, all contributing to his overall expertise.

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Our team of experts is dedicated to providing personalized care and treatment options that are tailored to meet your unique needs and concerns.
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1601 Murchison Dr, El Paso, TX 79902, United States

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the prostate gland?

The prostate gland is a male reproductive organ responsible for producing the fluid that makes up semen. It is about the size of a walnut and located below the urinary bladder at the bladder neck.

What is an enlarged prostate (BPH)?

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a common condition in older men, where the prostate gland swells and presses against the urethra, causing problems with urination called lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). It is not cancer, but the symptoms can be similar to those of prostate cancer.

What are the symptoms of an enlarged prostate?

The symptoms of an enlarged prostate gland include trouble starting or stopping the stream of urine, urinary urgency, urinary incontinence, urinary frequency, dribbling at the end of urination, and nocturia (the need to wake up at night to urinate). As prostate growth worsens, the symptoms can become more bothersome.

What is benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)?

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a common condition in older men in which the prostate gland enlarges and can cause urinary symptoms such as frequent urination, weak urine flow, and difficulty emptying the bladder.

What are some surgical options for treating BPH?

Common surgical options for BPH include transurethral needle ablation (TUNA), transurethral resection (TURP), open prostatectomy, transurethral microwave ablation (TUMT), and laser surgery.

What is a TURP?

Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) is a surgical procedure in which a resectoscope is inserted through the penis into the urethra to remove excess prostate tissue that is blocking urine flow. It is generally considered an option for men with moderate to severe urinary problems that haven’t responded to medication.

Who is a good candidate for BPH surgery?

BPH surgery may be recommended for men who have moderate to severe urinary symptoms that are not responding to medication and are negatively impacting their quality of life. The decision to undergo surgery should be made after careful consideration and discussion with a urologist.

What are non-surgical options for an enlarged prostate (BPH)?

Non-surgical options for an enlarged prostate (BPH) include medications, dietary and lifestyle changes, and non-surgical procedures.

What is Prostate Artery Embolization (PAE)?

Prostate artery embolization (PAE) is a non-surgical outpatient procedure that involves injecting tiny particles to slow blood flow to the prostate artery responsible for feeding your enlarged prostate.

Will prostate artery embolization cure an enlarged prostate?

prostate artery embolization can effectively shrink the enlarged prostate and relieve urinary symptoms, but it is not a cure for an enlarged prostate.

How effective is prostate artery embolization?

Study results show an over 90% success rate in symptom improvement after one year.

How is an enlarged prostate (BPH) diagnosed?

A diagnosis may include history, physical exam, imaging studies such as MRI, MRA, ultrasound, and a urodynamic study, and blood tests.

What is a urodynamic study?

A urodynamic study is a test that monitors how well your bladder is working, including pressure and flow measurements and recordings of sounds as you urinate.

What are the advantages of "pinhole" procedures for an enlarged prostate?

Pinhole procedures offer fast recovery, less risk, less pain, and are done in a comfortable outpatient setting with familiar friendly staff.

Why choose Imaging & Interventional Specialists for an enlarged prostate?

Imaging & Interventional Specialists are leaders in interventional radiology and experts in the non-surgical procedures that will address your enlarged prostate/benign prostatic hypertrophy. Board-certified physicians offer in-house testing for diagnosis and to develop an individualized treatment program.

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