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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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"We're delighted to be working with the Tirion Group on this scheme which will also deliver considerable employment and training opportunities, including apprenticeships, for local people throughout the construction programme as well as new infrastructure and community facilities."
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