Transurethral microwave thermotherapy for treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia: a preliminary assessment of the Prostalund feedback treatment machine.

@article{Kehinde2005TransurethralMT,
  title={Transurethral microwave thermotherapy for treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia: a preliminary assessment of the Prostalund feedback treatment machine.},
  author={Elijah Oladunni. Kehinde and Fawzi T. Abul},
  journal={Medical principles and practice : international journal of the Kuwait University, Health Science Centre},
  year={2005},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={
          272-6
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this preliminary study was to evaluate the efficacy of Prostalund feedback treatment (PLFT) using microwave thermotherapy equipment for benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) in patients with urinary retention and an indwelling urethral catheter. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Four unselected patients, 51-68 years old (mean age 60 years), with urinary retention and an indwelling catheter were treated with PLFT under local anaesthesia and sedation. They were considered high-risk patients… CONTINUE READING

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