In 2004, the 74-year-old Earl Eskridge became dissatisfied with the medication he’d been taking for his enlarged prostate.
On August 10, 2004, he underwent TUMT.
Earl describes his urinary symptoms before beginning TUMT. (0:39)
During TUMT, Earl's temperatures are monitored on Prostatron control panel. (0:17)
Five minutes into the procedure, Earl describes a sensation of warmth. (0:18)
Middle of procedure, Dr. Marks describes catheter positioning. (0:31)
Real-time ultrasound shows catheter in position. (0:15)
Toward the end of the procedure, Earl reports “no pain.” (0:36)
Before going home, Earl jokes with Mrs. Eskridge. (0:24)
THREE DAYS LATER
- Back in the flower shop, Earl now has
a 3-day perspective on modern urology. (1:19)
6 MONTHS LATER
- 6 months after TUMT, Earl returns to tell
his impressions. (1:11)