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  • Large Market
    1. BPH affects over 500 million aging men worldwide3,4.
    2. 90% of men between 45 and 80 years of age will suffer from some type of lower urinary tract symptoms. By the age of 60, half of all men encounter BPH symptoms. By age 80, up to 90% of men become symptomatic1,2,5
    3. Approximately 30 million men worldwide experience moderate to severe BPH symptoms. Of this number, an estimated 25% require active treatment5.
  • Increased Market
    1. Caseload is expected to rise with the aging population growth5.
    2. Market opportunity is expected to grow in the future, as the minimally invasive market continues to expand5.

1 McVary K: BPH: Epidemiology and Comorbidities. Am J Manag Care 12 2006; 5 Suppl: S122.
2 Carter HB. Prostate Disorders: The Johns Hopkins White Papers. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Medicine; 2010:1-24.
3 Berry, S.J. et al., J Urology 1984; 132: 474-479
4 U.S. Census Bureau International Database
5 Medthech Insight, 2011 report

 
 
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