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What is the effect of silodosin on sexual function in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia?

What is the effect of silodosin on sexual function in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia?

Posted by on May 16, 2020 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the effects of silodosin (Rapaflo) on sexual function in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The main finding was that silodosin improved erectile function for most participants. Some background Sexual dysfunction is a common side effect of BPH (enlarged prostate gland). This may include...

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Conventional therapy combined with moxibustion improves urinary symptoms in patients with benign prostate hyperplasia

Posted by on May 2, 2020 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of moxibustion in addition to conventional therapy for benign prostatic enlargement (BPE). Researchers suggested that moxibustion might be a good addition in the treatment of these patients. Some background Benign prostate hyperplasia (BPE) affects one-third of men older than 50 years...

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Mirabegron improves the treatment outcomes of patients with overactive bladder and benign prostatic hyperplasia receiving tamsulosin

Posted by on Apr 26, 2020 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of mirabegron (Myrbetriq) on overactive bladder (OAB) in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) receiving tamsulosin (Flomax) therapy. Researchers suggested that mirabegron is a good and safe treatment for these patients. Some background OAB is present in 23% of the US population and...

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Prostatic urethral lift improves the outcomes of patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia

Posted by on Apr 18, 2020 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of prostatic urethral lift (PUL) in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Researchers suggested that this treatment is a good and safe option to treat BPH. Some background BHP consists of the enlargement of the prostate gland. This may compress the urethra (urinary tube) causing...

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Is tamsulosin and tadalafil a safe and effective treatment for lower urinary tract symptoms?

Posted by on Mar 13, 2020 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to compare the effectiveness and safety of tamsulosin (Flomax) versus tamsulosin and tadalafil (Cialis) for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). The main finding was that the combination treatment appeared to improve LUTS more than treatment with tamsulosin alone, with no difference in side effects. Some...

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How safe and effective is prostate photovaporization for benign prostatic enlargement?

Posted by on Feb 22, 2020 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the effectiveness and safety of prostate photovaporization (PVP) in benign prostatic enlargement. The main finding was that PVP improved prostate symptoms and quality of life. Some background PVP is a procedure that uses a laser to vaporize (burn away) part of the prostate gland. This can help...

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Evaluating prostate surgery techniques for patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia

Posted by on Dec 31, 2019 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the outcomes of two different types of prostate surgery for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia. The authors concluded that vaporization was associated with more side effects after surgery compared to loop resection. Some background Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a condition where the prostate...

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What are the effects of tadalafil on benign prostatic hyperplasia and chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome?

Posted by on Nov 28, 2019 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effects of tadalafil (Cialis) on patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS). The main finding was that tadalafil improved CP/CPPS in these patients. Some background CP/CPPS is lower abdominal pain usually in the pelvis or groin region. It is...

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Comparing bipolar transurethral vaporization of the prostate versus GreenLight laser photoselective vaporization of the prostate

Posted by on Nov 17, 2019 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to compare two different treatments for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). This study found that there was similar effectiveness between these treatment options for BPH.  Some background Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate gland. Photoselective...

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Evaluating endoscopic procedures for patients with benign prostatic enlargment

Posted by on Oct 30, 2019 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study reviewed trials that compared the safety and effectiveness of two different surgical procedures for patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia. The authors found that EEP and ENE are effective and safe for these patients. Some background In benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), the prostate is enlarged and presses on...

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Evaluating the risk of urinary tract infections after prostate laser surgery

Posted by on Oct 28, 2019 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the risk of urinary tract infections (UTIs) in patients who had prostate laser surgery. This study found that these infections are a common side effect, and longer antibiotic use does not significantly lower this risk. Some background As men age, the prostate can become larger. If an enlarged prostate presses on...

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