System uses cooled therapy to treat BPH symptoms

April 1, 2003

Urologix, Inc., offers the Prostatron System, which is designed to reducethe symptoms and obstruction due to BPH by delivering a controlled doseof microwave energy to the prostate without damaging the urethra or surroundingstructures. The system delivers microwave energy to the prostate transurethrallythrough a specially designed treatment catheter that encases a tiny microwaveantenna.