Tag: "thermotherapy" at medical news

NIH launches new study to compare prostate surgery and drugs

...needle ablation (TUNA) and transurethral microwave thermotherapy (TUMT) to a regimen of the alpha-1 inhibitor alfuzosin and the 5-alpha reductase inhibitor finasteride. The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases at NIH, part of the Department of Health and Human Services, is investing mo...

Outpatient treatment shrinks liver tumors to acceptable size for laser procedure

...to 100 degrees in a procedure called laser-induced thermotherapy (LITT). "This was initiated because we could not perform the laser therapy on tumors that were too large," Dr. Vogl said. "We see a lot of patients with liver tumors larger than 5 centimeters (about the size of a golf ball) and in the past we had to...

MIT breast cancer heat treatment begins final clinical trials

...oration exclusively licenses the focused microwave thermotherapy technology from MIT. The company has developed the clinical thermotherapy system and is funding the current clinical studies. The Department of the Air Force funded the origi...

Medical tip sheet for June 4 (a)

...-surgical treatment option that utilizes microwave thermotherapy totreat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) -- the common, non-cancerous conditionof an enlarged prostate gland in older men -- is now available at Cedars-SinaiMedical Center. Cedars-Sinai is one of the first facilities in SouthernCalifornia to treat ...

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Now Offers Microwave Thermotherapy For Treatment Of Prostate Disease

...n-surgical treatment option that utilizesmicrowave thermotherapy to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) -- thecommon, non-cancerous condition of an enlarged prostate gland in older men -- isnow available at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Cedars-Sinai is one of the firstfacilities in Southern California to treat...

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