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Comparing two different interventions for benign prostatic hyperplasia

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

In a nutshell This study aimed to compared two treatment options, bipolar endoscopic enucleation of the prostate (b-EEP) and bipolar transurethral resection of the prostate (b-TURP), for benign prostatic obstruction (BPO). This study found that b-EEP is an effective and safe surgical treatment for BPO.  Some background Benign prostatic...

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Looking for participants with benign prostatic hyperplasia and overactive bladder to test a new drug

Posted by on Aug 14, 2019 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This phase 3 trial is examining the effectiveness of vibegron in the treatment of overactive bladder symptoms (OAB) in patients with prostatic hyperplasia (BPH; enlarged prostatic gland). The main outcome of this trial will be a change in urgency episodes. This trial is being conducted in the US and Canada. The details A benign (not...

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Evaluation of photoselective vaporization of the prostate used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia

Posted by on Aug 11, 2019 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated photoselective vaporization using laser (PVL) for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). This study found PVL to be an effective and safe treatment for BPH.  Some background Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate gland. BPH can impede the...

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The impact of photoselective vaporization of the prostate on erectile function in patients with BPH

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

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the effect of photoselective vaporization of the prostate (PVP) on erectile function in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). This study found that PVP improved sexual function in patients who had erectile dysfunction (ED) before treatment.  Some background Benign prostatic...

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Laser treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia after failed UroLift

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

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the surgical treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) using Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HOLEP) after failed UroLift. This study showed that HOLEP can be safely used after UroLift. Some background Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a non-cancerous enlargement of the...

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Quality of life after photo-selective vaporization and holmium-laser enucleation of the prostate after 5-years

Posted by on Jul 21, 2019 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to compare quality-of-life between photoselective-vaporization (PVP) and holmium-laser-enucleation of the prostate (HLE) in benign-prostatic-hyperplasia (BPH). This study found that both treatments improved the quality of life for patients with BPH. Some background Benign prostatic...

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Surgery to treat urinary tract symptoms related to benign prostatic hyperplasia

Posted by on Jul 21, 2019 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study made treatment recommendations in the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) related to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).  Some background Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate gland. BPH can impede the flow of urine. This leads to lower urinary...

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Metabolic syndrome and smoking are associated with nocturia after transurethral resection of the prostate

Posted by on Jul 8, 2019 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to evaluate the link between smoking, metabolic syndrome (MetS) and side-effects after prostate surgery. This study found smoking and MetS led to a higher risk of nocturia (waking at night to urinate). Some background Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) is a surgery used to treat urinary problems due...

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Can vitamin D3 supplementation protect against recurrent urinary infections among patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia?

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

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the use of cholecalciferol (vitamin D3) for the prevention of recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) for men with benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH). This study found that vitamin D3 supplementation may be protective against recurrent UTIs among patients with BPH. Some background People diagnosed with...

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Evaluating outcomes of prostate botulinum toxin-A injections for benign prostatic hyperplasia

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

In a nutshell This article investigated the safety and effectiveness of botulinum toxin-A (BTX-A) injections for the treatment of the lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The authors concluded that BTX-A injections are a safe and effective treatment option for these patients.   Some background Lower...

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