Spire Ahead Of The Curve in Providing Prostate MRI

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The Lancet medical journal has published the results of the PROMIS study this week on Prostate MRI.  This revolutionary study has confirmed the effectiveness of (Multi-Parametric) MP-MRI in assessing the likelihood of prostate cancer before patients have to undergo biopsy, which has been reported in the Telegraph and a number of other newspapers today. The research team led by Mr Henderson, …

Urolift Now Available at Spire Tunbridge Wells

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What is a prostatic urethral lift (Urolift®) procedure? A prostatic urethral lift is a minimally-invasive procedure that can help relieve urination problems caused by an enlarged prostate (also called benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH). It is performed as a day visit procedure in suitable men and doesn’t usually require a catheter tube to be inserted after surgery. The procedure can …

Movember 2014 ! Changing the face of Men’s Health

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This Movember, I’ve committed my upper lip to help change the face of men’s health by growing a moustache, and now I need your support at http://mobro.co/alastairhenderson. The Movember Foundation is the leading global organisation committed to changing the face of men’s health. I’m passionate about this cause because too many men are dying unnecessarily from prostate cancer. Each year, …

Tunbridge Wells Clinic for Urinary Urgency and Leakage

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Both men and women may experience an urge to suddenly pass water.   The first signs may be noticing they you have to keep an eye out for where toilets are when you are going out of the house.  Doctors often call this urinary urgency.  Some patients who have more severe symptoms may experience leakage of urine (incontinence).  It can …

My kidney and I

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Read about the Daily Mail columnist Dominic Lawson’s experience with kidney stones and how Alastair treated him at the Spire Hospital in Tunbridge Wells. Visit ‘Being poleaxed by a kidney stone is a price worth paying for my life of indulgence‘