Transurethral radiofrequency hot balloon thermal therapy in chronic nonbacterial prostatitis.

There is no universally successful therapy for chronic nonbacterial prostatitis. Successful outcomes of treatment have been independently reported with transurethral heat therapy and balloon dilation. The THERP transurethral "hot balloon" uses balloon dilation of the prostatic urethra and radiofrequency heating of the prostate. Patients with refractory… CONTINUE READING