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08 July 2021: Clinical Research

Transurethral Microwave Thermotherapy (TUMT) in the Treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: A Preliminary Report

Roger J. Ziętek 1BDF , Zbigniew M. Ziętek 123ACE*

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.931597

Med Sci Monit 2021; 27:e931597

Table 1 Sociodemographic and clinical data of patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia in the transurethral microwave thermotherapy (TUMT) and pharmacotherapy (control) groups.

Examined parameterTreatment
Number of patients8401040
Age (years) (X±SD)76±1979±21
BMI (kg/m) (X±SD)27.9±5.129.9±7.1
 Normal weight398 (47%)510 (49%)
 Overweight (>25 kg/m) (number; %)442 (53%)530 (515)
Testosterone (ng/dL) (X±SD)412.4±177.1462±122
Prostate volume (mL) (median; 1 quartile; 3 quartile)39.2 (29.7; 97.5)42.2 (30.7; 77.5)
PSA (ng/mL) (median; 1 quartile; 3 quartile)6.5 (0.2; 6.4)4.5 (0.3; 5.4)
Hypertension arterialis (n; %)428 (51%)551 (53%)
Diabetes mellitus (n; %)142 (17%)208 (20%)
Chronic kidney insufficiency (n; %)76 (9%)98 (9%)
Coronary artery disease (n; %)159 (19%)231 (22%)
Respiratory insufficiency (n; %)45 (5%)75 (7%)
Heavy smokers (1 pack cigarettes/day) (n; %)159 (19%)156 (15%)
Hypercholesterolemia (n; %)210 (25%)333 (32%)
X – mean; SD – standard deviation; BMI – body mass index; PSA – prostatic-specific antigen; TUMT – transurethral microwave thermotherapy.

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