Transurethral microwave thermotherapy

Record ID 32008000041
Authors' objectives:

The purpose of transurethral microwave thermotherapy (TUMT) is to relieve urinary symptoms and improve urinary function by reducing urinary obstruction caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia. Ablation of obstructive tissue is achieved via the transurethral application of microwave- generated heat focused on the lateral lobes of the prostate with simultaneous cooling to prevent damage to adjacent tissues.

Authors' methods: Review
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2007
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: United States
MeSH Terms
  • Transurethral Resection of Prostate
Organisation Name: HAYES, Inc.
Contact Address: 157 S. Broad Street, Suite 200, Lansdale, PA 19446, USA. Tel: 215 855 0615; Fax: 215 855 5218
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Copyright: HAYES, Inc.
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