The Optilume® BPH Catheter System: A New Way to Treat Benign Prostate Hyperplasia – Minimally Invasive and Immediate Sustained Symptom Relief

Part 1: Introducing the Optilume® BPH Catheter System
Part 2: How does Optilume® BPH fit within the BPH Care Pathway?
Part 3: Optilume® BPH surgical tips, tricks, and pearls
Part 4: Optilume® BPH Patient Selection and Management
Recorded on: February 27, March 12, March 26, & April 16, 2024

4-part webinar series presented by Dr. Steven Kaplan and Dr. Dean Elterman.

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Meet the presenters

Steven A Kaplan
Dr. Steven Kaplan 

Mount Sinai Health System

New York, United States

Dr. Steven Kaplan is a urologist in New York, NY, the Director of the Men’s Wellness Program at Mount Sinai Health System, and he is affiliated with Beth Israel Hospital and other hospitals in the area. Dr. Kaplan graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. 

Dr. Kaplan is internationally recognized in the study of benign prostate enlargement, voiding dysfunction, female urology, and bladder function.   

Dr. Kaplan’s accomplishments are numerous: 

  • American Board of Urology 
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons 
  • Over 1,000 publications, including 600 peer-reviewed 
  • Over 90 book chapters and non-peer-reviewed articles 
  • Over 240 presentations in more than 35 countries 
  • Co-author of five books 
  • Editorial Board of numerous journals, including Urology, Journal of Urology, and Urology Times 
Dean Elterman
Dr. Dean Elterman 

University of Toronto 
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Dr. Dean Elterman is an Associate Professor of Urology at the University of Toronto, sub-specializing in functional urology. 

As an attending urologist at the University of Health Network (Toronto), his clinical and research interests include voiding dysfunction, novel technologies for BPH, sacral neuromodulation, male incontinence, and men’s health. 

He trained at the University of Toronto, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical College. He holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Epidemiology and Health Services Research from Cornell. 

He is the Medical Director of the Sexual Health Clinic at Princess Margaret Cancer Center and Fellowship Director for functional urology. He is the recipient of the 2022 SIU Innovators award, leads numerous clinical trials in BPH and neuromodulation, and has published over 200 peer-reviewed manuscripts including the lead author of the Canadian guidelines for Male LUTS/BPH.