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Transurethral Needle Ablation of the Prostate. A method for treating benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH), in which selective thermal energy is delivered to the prostate, while preserving the urethra and adjacent tissues
Indications BPH with an American Urological Association Symptom Score of 11 or a urine flow of 15 cm3/sec on a voided volume of 125 cm3
Contraindications Prostate cancer, neurogenic bladder, acute UTI, active cholelithiasis, gross hematuria, urethral stricture, bladder neck contracture, active prostatitis, or diabetes affecting bladder function
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TUNA

Transurethral needle ablation of prostate Urology A method for treating BPH, in which selective thermal energy is delivered to the prostate, while preserving the urethra and adjacent tissues Contraindications Prostate CA, neurogenic bladder, acute UTI, active cholelithiasis, gross hematuria, urethral stricture, bladder neck contracture, active prostatitis, or DM affecting bladder function. See Benign prostatic hypertrophy.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

transurethral needle ablation

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TUNA

The treatment of prostatic hyperplasia with a needle inserted into the penile urethra and directed toward the diseased portion of the gland. The needle is used to destroy prostatic tissue with electromagnetic energy.
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Since this was David's first introduction to sushi, Ada thought that the maguro was the safest bet, and its deep magenta color was almost a perfect match with the red glo-fish.
(2.) Yuichiro Harada (Federation of Japan Tuna Fishery's Co-operative Associations), interview, 12 Dec 2000, Tokyo; Fishery Agency, Minami maguro shigen.
Now, late in the afternoon, the giant is submerged in another brine tank, at the back of Wright's Fish Company, next to a shack that is the outpost of Maguro America, Inc., Fitzpatrick's company.
Our entrees were the Khaosoy, Flaming Salmon Roll, and three pieces of nigiri sushi: unagi, super white tuna and maguro tuna.
We all enjoyed the Kushi chicken which had Japanese yakitori, spring onions, mirin and soya sauce; tuna maguro which was flamed sashimi with sesame ponzu sauce; Andalusian-style sauteed prawns; Lima scallops with red chilli and fresh coriander and seared black angus tataki with oyster sauce.
The maguro nakaochi consisted of bits of fish meat scraped off tuna bones.
This was followed by a maguro natto which was well executed giving the choice to the diner by separating natto from tuna.
The main location of Gachi House of Sushi (located on Concourse A) features made-to-order specialty sushi rolls and a variety of signature dishes, including Frushi (fruit sushi) rolls, Cheviche trio, Tuna Carpaccio, Hamachi Tataki, Maguro Tower and Spring Roll Salad.
Our first memorable selection was maguro awase, spicy, finely chopped tuna, creamy avocado, seaweed and crunchy flying fish roe with tempura crumbs ($9.50).
"Hands-On Sushi" with Steve Davey features Nigiri Maguro (tuna); Hamachi (yellowtail); Ebi (cooked shrimp); Tekka Maki (tuna with rice, rolled); Spicy Tuna Roll; California Roll With Alaskan King Crab; and Homemade Ginger Ice Cream.
From maguro to otoro, the Japanese seem to have almost as many words for tuna and its edible parts as the French have names for cheese.