transurethral needle ablation


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transurethral needle ablation

TUNA Urology A proprietary–VidaMed procedure for managing BPH, which can be performed in the office as an alternative to TURP. See Benign prostatic hypertrophy. Cf Transurethral microwave therapy, Transurethral resection of prostate.

transurethral needle ablation

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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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