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Transurethral evaporation treats benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH):

This article was originally published in Clinica

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Transurethral evaporation of the prostate can cut irratative voiding complications to 22.6% say researchers from the University of Florida in Gainesville and the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. The researchers used the technique to treat effectively benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in a 168-patient study at two US sites. They found complications associated with the treatment were minimal after 12-month follow up. Patients also demonstrated a significant improvement in mean peak flow rate from 8.2 to 18.2 cm3 per second reports the Journal of Urology (Vol 157, p 1309-1312).

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