How to perform microwave thermotherapy in the office

November 1, 2001

Benign prostatic hyperplasia afflicts millions of men throughout the world, with an overall prevalence of histologic BPH at autopsy of 50% by age 60 years and 90% by age 85 years (J Urol 1984; 132:474-9). Surgery, although effective, includes a 1% to 3% incidence of mortality.