Dr. Tiago Bilhim, Atul Gupta, MD and the late Professor Joao Pisco
As we enter a new decade, I’m encouraged to see how advances in this field – particularly those pioneered by Dr. Bilhim, the late Professor Pisco, and other leaders in the field of interventional radiology and prostate disease – are transforming the way we treat BPH patients, helping them get home more quickly and with limited side effects.
With innovative approaches such as prostate artery embolization leading the way, what other advancements in interventional procedures do you see improving patient quality of life in the new decade?
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