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Experimental Techniques in Urology & Nephrology

Focal TURP Therapy for Prostate Cancer

Submission: February 27, 2019; Published: March 22, 2019

DOI: 10.31031/ETUN.2019.02.000550

ISSN: 2578-0395
Volume2 Issue5


For the past decades, the various screening, biopsy and imaging techniques used for prostate cancer have paved the way for early diagnosis, even leading to over-treatment in certain cases. As a result, efforts have been made to find the ideal focal treatment for prostate cancer. The wide range of options for focal treatment includes: cryotherapy1, HIFU2, vasculartargeted photodynamic therapy3 percutaneous laser ablation4, brachytherapy5 and even robotic surgery6. The clinical case described below involved focal TURP as the alternative therapy for the focal treatment of prostate cancer.

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