Urological Sciences Research Foundation - USRF

A cooled thermal therapy (TUMT) catheter is positioned such that the microwaves radiate out into the prostatic adenoma, heating the tissue. The urethral wall is spared by circulating pre-cooled water.

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TUMT catheter in place, showing the targeted area for heating.

Cross-sectional detail of TUMT catheter, showing relationship of microwave antenna to cooling water

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