A comparison of transurethral and transrectal microwave hyperthermia in poor surgical risk benign prostatic hyperplasia patients.

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From 1987 to 1989, 36 poor surgical risk patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) were treated with transrectal or transurethral microwave hyperthermia. Most of the 36 patients treated (85%) had severe signs and symptoms of urinary outflow obstruction. Of the patients 22 (61%) underwent transrectal and 14 (39%) underwent transurethral hyperthermia… (More)

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@article{Stawarz1991ACO, title={A comparison of transurethral and transrectal microwave hyperthermia in poor surgical risk benign prostatic hyperplasia patients.}, author={Barbara Stawarz and Stanisław Szmigielski and Joseph Ogrodnik and Morton M. Astrahan and Zbigniew Petrovich}, journal={The Journal of urology}, year={1991}, volume={146 2}, pages={353-7} }