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BackTable / Urology / Podcast / Episode #142

Aquablation: Expanding BPH Management Options

with Dr. Ali Kasraeian

In this episode of the Backtable Urology Podcast, Dr. Jose Silva invites Dr. Ali Kasraeian, urologic oncologist in Jacksonville, Florida, to discuss his experiences with the Aquablation technique for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

First, Dr. Kasraeian shares the process of learning Aquablation, the initial challenges he faced, and the benefits it offers patients. He explains that Aquablation is a procedure that democratizes the treatment of any size of the prostate by removing inconsistencies in management and offering a consistent, reproducible method. The doctors also discuss Aquablation outcomes and patient considerations, focusing on quality of life improvement and preserving ejaculatory function. Dr. Kasraeian also shares some insights on insurance coverage and billing for this procedure.

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Podcast Contributors

Dr. Ali Kasraeian discusses Aquablation: Expanding BPH Management Options on the BackTable 142 Podcast

Dr. Ali Kasraeian

Dr. Ali Kasraeian is a private practice urologic oncologist in Jacksonville, Florida.

Dr. Jose Silva discusses Aquablation: Expanding BPH Management Options on the BackTable 142 Podcast

Dr. Jose Silva

Dr. Jose Silva is a board certified urologist practicing in Central Florida.

Show Notes

00:00 - Introduction
03:34 - Dr. Ali Kasraeian’s Journey with Aquablation
07:31 - The Evolution of Aquablation Technique
12:14 - Criteria for Aquablation Candidates
29:59 - Starting Out with Aquablation: Tips and Tricks
33:24 - Preserving Ejaculatory Function: Patient Discussions and Planning
35:08 - Post-Procedure Follow-ups and Revisions
49:42 - Billing and Insurance Considerations for Aquablation
54:36 - Final Thoughts on Aquablation and Urology Innovation

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