PROSTATE CANCER UK
Prostate cancer is a common disease which we treat in many different ways. This link to the “tool kit” is one of the more balanced presentations of treatments etc.
BRITISH ASSOCIATION OF UROLOGY SURGEONS
The British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS) is our Professional organization. This link takes you to a library of patient information leaflets for various urological treatments and conditions. They are clear, understandable and very helpful.
This is a plasma energy treatment for prostate blockage problems. It has many advantages over conventional TURP with outcomes better and more durable than some of the newer techniques.
NICE medical technologies guidance addresses specific technologies notified to NICE by companies. The ‘case for adoption’ recommendations are based on the claimed advantages of introducing the specific technology compared with current management of the condition. This ‘case’ is reviewed against the evidence submitted and expert advice. If the case for adopting the technology is supported, then the technology has been found to offer advantages to patients and the NHS. The specific recommendations on individual technologies are not intended to limit use of other relevant technologies which may offer similar advantages.