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Monday, December 7, 2009
Holmium Laser for BPH (video)
By the time they hit their 60th birthdays, half of all men will have a condition called benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH. It's a natural enlargement of the prostate gland that happens as you age. Treatment can be as simple as daily medication or as invasive as open surgery. Now doctors at Mayo Clinic are using a new laser technique to relieve symptoms for many men.