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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 4 Evaluation of erectile function using the Individual Postoperative Erectile Assessment (IPEA) questionnaire at the 6-month follow-up in the transurethral microwave thermotherapy (TUMT) and pharmacologic (control) groups. P, statistical significance according to Fisher’s exact test.

IPEA scoresTreatment Method
Worsened erectile function139 (13%)P3 (0.04%)
No change901 (87%)635 (76%)
Improved erectile function0 (0%)P202 (24%)
Total number of patients1040 (100%)840 (100%)

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Medical Science Monitor eISSN: 1643-3750
Medical Science Monitor eISSN: 1643-3750