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What is TUMT ?

Transurethral Microwave Thermotherapy

Microwave thermotherapy through the urethra and into (uu) is one of the most effective and safe urological operations used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Microwave thermotherapy through the urethra provides a one-time efficient treatment for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. This is an alternative treatment for drugs such ASUENTAGONISTSU and prostate removal or prostatectomy. < < > microwave thermotherapy through the urethra is a non-surgical treatment that can be performed under local anesthesia on an outpatient basis. Treatment consists of inserting a special microwave urinary catheter into the urethra and in the place of the enlarged prostate. The microwave is placed inside the catheter and then the microwave emits radiation to heat and destroy the surrounding prostate tissue.< < > the procedure can take from 30 minutes to an hour and is well tolerated by patients. After the procedure-the prostate tissue will swell and irritate. The urologist often prevents the patient's urinary retention by inserting a foley catheter. After 3 to 5 days the Foley can be replaced with a temporary prostate stent, which is to improve urination without exacerbating the symptoms of inflammation.

the main risks thermography, microwave through the urethra (TUMT) include:
- retention of urine
- infection
- pain in the region of the urinary-genital.< < > evidence has shown that microwave thermotherapy operations through the urethra have been welcomed by patients more than urethral prostate scraping operations.fortunately, the recovery period after treatment is relatively quick and according to and the average recovery time is less than 5 days of rest at home. However, microwave thermotherapy through the urethra can lead to urinary retention.