Understanding What A Prostatic Artery Embolization (PAE) Means?

  Prostatic artery embolization, often referred to simply as PAE, is a procedure used for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia, also known as BPH or prostate enlargement, the most common type of benign tumor in men. The procedure is relatively new – the first intervention took place in 2009 – and it has been developed to provide a minimally invasive alternative to the major surgery used for the treatment of prostate enlargement called the trans-urethral resection of prostate and to ensure high efficiency while also reducing healing time and suffering. What Is Prostate Enlargement? The prostate is a small male organ responsible for producing some types of fluid in semen and that also has a role in ejaculation. Located in front of the bladder and partially wrapped around the…
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