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

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April 13, 1999
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A new non-surgical treatment option that utilizes microwave thermotherapy to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) -- the common, non-cancerous condition of an enlarged prostate gland in older men -- is now available at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Cedars-Sinai is one of the first facilities in Southern California to treat BPH non-surgically using the Prostatron®, a state-of-the-art medical device that delivers microwave energy to targeted areas of the enlarged prostate. A medical breakthrough in prostate disease therapy, the Prostatron® is unique in its ability to effectively heat and eliminate excess prostate tissue, while protecting adjacent tissues with a patented cooling system.

LOS ANGELES (April 13, 1999) - A new non-surgical treatment option that utilizes microwave thermotherapy to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) -- the common, non-cancerous condition of an enlarged prostate gland in older men -- is now available at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Cedars-Sinai is one of the first facilities in Southern California to treat BPH non-surgically using the Prostatron®, a state-of-the-art medical device that delivers microwave energy to targeted areas of the enlarged prostate. A medical breakthrough in prostate disease therapy, the Prostatron® is unique in its ability to effectively heat and eliminate excess prostate tissue, while protecting adjacent tissues with a patented cooling system.


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