Alcohol ablation viable option for BPH management


Genoa, Italy-The use of alcohol ablation of the prostate to treat patients with symptomatic bladder outlet obstruction secondary to BPH yielded promising results in a number of studies presented at the World Congress on Endourology here. Researchers reported on the use of two forms of alcohol ablation-one using an anhydrous alcohol solution and one using a viscous gel. Both technologies are considered investigative.

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