transurethral

transurethral
\\“+\ adjective
Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary trans- + urethra + -al
: extending or effected through the urethra

transurethral prostatectomy

transurethral manipulation


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  • transurethral — adjective Date: 1933 passing through or performed by way of the urethra < transurethral prostatectomy > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • transurethral — Through the urethra. * * * trans·ure·thral yu̇ rē thrəl adj passing through or performed by way of the urethra <transurethral prostatectomy> * * * trans·ure·thral (trans″u reґthrəl) performed through the urethra …   Medical dictionary

  • Transurethral microwave thermotherapy — (TUMT) is one of a number of effective and safe [Stravodimos KG, Goldfischer ER, Klima WJ, Jabbour ME, Smith AD. 1998 Jun. Transurethral microwave thermotherapy for management of benign prostatic hyperplasia: a single institution experience. |… …   Wikipedia

  • Transurethral needle ablation — is a procedure that is used to treat benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH). A small probe that gives off low level radiofrequency energy is inserted through the urethra into the prostate. The energy from the probe heats and destroys the abnormal… …   Wikipedia

  • Transurethral biopsy — is a biopsy procedure in which a sample of tissue is removed from the prostate for examination under a microscope. A thin, lighted tube is inserted through the urethra into the prostate, and a small piece of tissue is removed with a cutting loop …   Wikipedia

  • Transurethral needle ablation of the prostate — Transurethral needle ablation (TUNA) is a globally approved technique which can be done with a local anesthetic on an outpatient basis, and uses low energy radio frequency energy delivered through two needles to ablate (destroy) excess prostate… …   Wikipedia

  • transurethral prostatectomy — transurethral resection of the prostate; see under resection …   Medical dictionary

  • Transurethral resection of the prostate — Interventions infobox Name = Transurethral resection of the prostate Caption = ICD10 = ICD9 = 60.29 MeshID = D OtherCodes = Transurethral resection of the prostate (also known as TURP, plural TURPs and as a transurethral prostatic resection TUPR) …   Wikipedia

  • Transurethral resection — Surgery performed with a special instrument inserted through the urethra. Also called TUR. * * * (TUR) endoscopic removal of tissue through the urethra in the treatment of genitourinary disorders, such as bladder tumor, prostate hyperplasia, or… …   Medical dictionary

  • transurethral resection syndrome — severe hyponatremia caused by absorption of fluids used to irrigate the bladder during transurethral resection of the prostate. Called also TUR s …   Medical dictionary

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