Radiation exposure in prostatic embolization

By Dr G. Andrade & Dr D. G. Abud
Prostatic artery embolization (PAE) is a minimally invasive procedure that is being increasingly accepted as an alternative treatment of the lower urinary tract symptoms caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). PAE is a time-consuming and technically challenging procedure due to the thinness of prostatic arteries and complex anatomic variations.