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SSM Health SLU Hospital Performs 1st TULSA procedure for Prostate Cancer Patientstle

SSM Health SLU Hospital Performs 1st TULSA procedure for Prostate Cancer Patients


SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital recently performed the first transurethral ultrasound ablation (TULSA) procedure in Missouri as well as the larger Midwest region. It’s a minimally invasive procedure that uses directional ultrasound to produce very high temperatures to ablate or destroy targeted prostate tissue for prostate cancer.

Dr. Sameer Siddiqui, SLU SOM Chair of Surgery and urologist at SSM Health SLU Hospital, says the TULSA procedure is a game-changer for patients battling prostate cancer but also has incredible advancements for the patient’s experience.  For more information, read the full story here.