Quality of life assessment in patients treated with lower energy thermotherapy (Prostasoft 2.0): results of a randomized transurethral microwave thermotherapy versus sham study.

@article{Francisca1997QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life assessment in patients treated with lower energy thermotherapy (Prostasoft 2.0): results of a randomized transurethral microwave thermotherapy versus sham study.},
  author={E A Francisca and F C D'ancona and Jan C M Hendriks and Lambertus A Kiemeney and Frans M. J. Debruyne and Jean J. de la Rosette},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={1997},
  volume={158 5},
  pages={
          1839-44
        }
}
  • E A Francisca, F C D'ancona, +3 authors Jean J. de la Rosette
  • Published in The Journal of urology 1997
  • Medicine
  • PURPOSE We evaluated the impact of lower energy transurethral microwave thermotherapy on quality of life and quality of sexual function in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 50 patients with BPH were randomized to receive either lower energy transurethral microwave thermotherapy treatment (Prostasoft 2.0) or placebo treatment and followed for 26 weeks after treatment. All patients completed a Madsen symptom score and quality of life… CONTINUE READING

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