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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 still suffers from blood clots, particularly when she has to walk up stairs.
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Tai Tirion was established to address the shortage of high quality affordable housing across Wales and we are delighted to add two new sites to our existing development in the heart of Cardiff.
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Bryn Tirion also has a self-catering apartment from pounds 270 per week.
They include 358 homes for open market sale by Lovell and 442 homes for rent - which will be managed by Cadwyn Housing Association - for the Tirion Group.
Recent business successes for Lovell including the company's appointment by the Tirion Group to create The Mill, a landmark development which will transform a former paper mill site in Cardiff with 800 brand-new homes, creating a PS100m new urban village.
NEARLY ve years has passed since beauty student Tirion Lewis was beaten senseless and left for dead in an attack by her ex-boyfriend.
WILLIAMS Dymuna'r teulu y diweddar Mrs Nancy Williams Bryn Tirion, Penysarn ddiolch am bob arwydd o gydymdeimlad a ddangoswyd iddynt yn eu profedigaeth.