[Transurethral microwave thermotherapy for benign prostatic hyperplasia].

  title={[Transurethral microwave thermotherapy for benign prostatic hyperplasia].},
  author={K. Murayama and Kin-ichi Hisada},
  journal={Hinyokika kiyo. Acta urologica Japonica},
  volume={46 11},
The clinical efficacy of transurethral microwave thermotherapy using the PROSTCARE apparatus was evaluated in 60 patients with bladder outlet obstruction associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia. All of the 60 patients received a single thermal session for 60 minutes with an average intraprostatic temperature of 45 degrees C. They were evaluated by analyzing the international prostate symptom score (IPSS), quality of life (QOL) index, maximum urinary flow rate and prostate volume at 2… CONTINUE READING
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