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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.

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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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Western albacore migrate across the Pacific over their life spans, swimming through our waters when they're less than five years old and weigh only 12 to 25 pounds (bluefin tuna, by contrast, can weigh more than half a ton).
All albacore tuna at Oregon Seafoods--and across the industry--is hand-filleted, as there is not currently a machine on the market to do the job.
but just started selling albacore under the Sea Fare Pacific brand this summer.
Prime Fillet Albacore Steaks offer today's busy consumers--from moms through professionals to college students--the chance to enjoy albacore as a seafood dinner with just a few minutes preparation and little to no fuss.
Responsible fisheries provide only troll-caught albacore tuna compared to the nondiscretionary long lining and netting practices of the large fisheries.
No more than 6 of those 12 ounces should be in the form of albacore "white" tuna, according to the advisory, which was issued by the Food and Drug Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency last month.
The Environmental Working Group (EWG) said the FDA's advice to eat 6 ounces of albacore tuna a week is unsafe.
No more than 6 of those 12 ounces should consist of albacore "white" tuna, according to the advisory issued last month by the Food and Drug Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency.
The Environmental Working Group recommends that women of childbearing age and children under age 5 years avoid canned albacore tuna because of high mercury levels.
The advice said that albacore (white) tuna contains more mercury than canned light tuna and so only six ounces of albacore tuna should be consumed per week.
received a distress call from the 55-foot motor yacht Seas The Day on 19 October 2000, and USCG cutter Albacore was dispatched to assist.