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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

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.

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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Tirion has got to take every day as a new day and move forward with her life.
Tirion said yesterday: "I had only been seeing him for three months and he had no reason to do what he did.
Amateur boxer Fox, 24, had told police "the devil" made him kidnap his ex-girlfriend and her best friend Miriam Evans and led him to savagely beat Tirion into a coma.
Fox, who had driven off by the time emergency services arrived, had been dating Tirion for four months - and mates nicknamed them Beauty and the Beast.
Our plan of finance with Tirion Group and its chairman, Rupert Johnson, allows Firecreek to move quickly to lock down our projects in Romania and Russia along with evaluating other opportunities in former member countries of the defunct Soviet Union.
Family flowers only, but donations in memory of Marjorie will be gratefully accepted towards the British Heart Foundation c/o R W Roberts & Son, Plas Tirion, Kinmel Avenue, Abergele (01745 827777) WILLIAMS - CYRIL.
Speaking of the development, David Ward, chief executive of Tai Tirion said: "The old paper mill was once a thriving community hub and we are excited to be bringing this hugely significant site back into use for local people.
WILLIAMS Dymuna'r teulu y diweddar Mrs Nancy Williams Bryn Tirion, Penysarn ddiolch am bob arwydd o gydymdeimlad a ddangoswyd iddynt yn eu profedigaeth.
THE image that shocked Wales of a young woman lying bloodied and bruised on a hospital bed is virtually unrecognisable from the beautiful Tirion Lewis who is recovering today.
Student Miriam Evans, 19, fled for help after Tirion Lewis, 19, was left unconscious by mentally ill brute Wayne Fox.
In addition, WIN Productions jointly, with Tirion, publishes a number of books and, jointly with IDG and Endemol Interactive, a CD-ROM project.
One or two would whizz down to Bryn Alyn [from Bryn Tirion home] and that created a problem from a safety point of view and it caused resentment with some of the younger boys wondering why they didn't have a motorcycle.