Use of Local Hyperthermia for the Treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

  • Aharon Yerushalmi
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 267)


Local hyperthermia (LH) combined with radiation therapy (RT) has been used for the last 3 decades for the treatment of a variety of human tumors (1–6). To-date, most of the reports in oncologic hyperthermia (HT) deal with results obtained from treatments encompassing variations in tumors, tumor site, protocol of treatment and HT equipment. The normally advanced stage of the disease on admittance to LH permits only short follow-up periods and no long term response information is available.


Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Allergic Rhinitis Newborn Piglet Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Patient Local Hyperthermia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aharon Yerushalmi
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  1. 1.Department of Cell BiologyThe Weizmann Institute of ScienceRehovotIsrael

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