Friday, 31 August 2018
The NHS has been given the green light to deploy a new steam treatment called Rezum, for enlarged prostates that could help millions of men avoid the risk of impotence and sexual dysfunction.
On Tuesday the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) said there is enough evidence that the 5-minute procedure shrinks the swollen gland, is safe and effective as an alternative to surgery.
Enlarged prostate affects more than two million men, roughly half of men over the age of 50, and serious cases have relied on surgery using a laser or cauterising probe to cut back the gland.
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