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No-Scalpel Treatment for Enlarged Prostate

Prostatic Artery Embolization May Help When Medications Don't, Study Finds

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Despite the fact that more testing needs to be done to determine safety and long-term results, Pisco says he’s optimistic that this will turn out to be a good choice for many men.

“If the patients know about it [PAE], they don’t want to be treated by surgery. They know about the complications,” Pisco says, adding, “In two or three years, this will be the first option, I believe. There’s a lot of interest.”

This study was presented at a medical conference. The findings should be considered preliminary as they have not yet undergone the "peer review" process, in which outside experts scrutinize the data prior to publication in a medical journal.

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