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Reviewing effectiveness and safety of greenlight photo-selective vaporization of the prostate in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Reviewing effectiveness and safety of greenlight photo-selective vaporization of the prostate in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Posted by on Jul 21, 2021 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study characterized the safety and effectiveness of greenlight photo-selective vaporization of the prostate (GL-PVP) in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The data showed that under real-world conditions, GL-PVP provides a safe, effective, and durable BPH treatment option. Some background Lower urinary tract...

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Assessing water vapor therapy for lower urinary tract symptoms from benign prostatic hyperplasia

Assessing water vapor therapy for lower urinary tract symptoms from benign prostatic hyperplasia

Posted by on Jul 11, 2021 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the use of water vapor thermal therapy using the Rezum system as a minimally invasive treatment option for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The authors concluded that Rezum is a good minimally invasive treatment option that showed promising results for patients with BPH. Some background BPH is a...

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Comparing water vapor thermal therapy and prostatic urethral lift in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia

Comparing water vapor thermal therapy and prostatic urethral lift in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia

Posted by on Jul 9, 2021 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared water vapor thermal therapy using the Rezum system and prostatic urethral lift (PUL) in the treatment of men with urinary symptoms from benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Researchers suggested that both treatments improve symptoms and the quality of life of these patients.  Some background Benign prostatic...

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Comparing safety and effectiveness of bipolar transurethral enucleation and resection in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Comparing safety and effectiveness of bipolar transurethral enucleation and resection in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Posted by on Jun 27, 2021 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the safety and effectiveness of bipolar transurethral enucleation of the prostate (BipoLEP) to bipolar transurethral resection of the prostate (B-TURP) in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The data showed that BipoLEP resulted in fewer adverse effects, complications, and faster...

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Comparing enucleation and resection for BPH in medium-sized prostates

Comparing enucleation and resection for BPH in medium-sized prostates

Posted by on Jun 6, 2021 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the effectiveness and safety of holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP), bipolar transurethral enucleation of the prostate (bTUEP), and transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) for patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in medium-sized prostates. The authors concluded that all...

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Greenlight laser photoselective vaporization in male patients with enlarged prostates

Greenlight laser photoselective vaporization in male patients with enlarged prostates

Posted by on May 9, 2021 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the long-term outcomes between photoselective vaporization (PSV) and open prostate surgery (OPS) for patients with an enlarged prostate. Researchers suggested that PSV is a good and safe method for the treatment of these patients. Some background Patients with an enlarged prostate have a condition called benign...

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Aquablation experience in the treatment of benign prostatic obstruction.

Aquablation experience in the treatment of benign prostatic obstruction.

Posted by on Apr 25, 2021 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study explored the use of aquablation for the removal of prostate tissue in patients with benign prostatic obstruction (BPO). The results confirmed the safe and effective use of aquablation as an intervention for BPO. Some background BPO involves the increase of the prostate gland that blocks urine flow out of the bladder. This...

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Comparing prostatic artery embolization to transurethral resection of the prostate in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Comparing prostatic artery embolization to transurethral resection of the prostate in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Posted by on Apr 4, 2021 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the effectiveness and safety of prostatic artery embolization (PAE) and transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) for patients with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) from benign prostatic obstruction (BPO). The data showed fewer complications but lower effectiveness in improving LUTS with PAE compared to...

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Comparing the effectiveness of convective water vapor energy therapy with prostatic urethral lift for benign prostatic hyperplasia

Comparing the effectiveness of convective water vapor energy therapy with prostatic urethral lift for benign prostatic hyperplasia

Posted by on Mar 6, 2021 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study reviewed and compared the effectiveness of convective water vapor energy therapy (WAVE) with prostatic urethral lift (PUL) in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The data showed that WAVE treatment improved the urinary flow rate and durability of response compared to PUL treatment. Some background BPH is a...

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A comparison of minimally invasive management of benign prostate hyperplasia.

A comparison of minimally invasive management of benign prostate hyperplasia.

Posted by on Mar 5, 2021 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial was carried out to look at the safety, effectiveness, and cost-effectiveness of holmium enucleation (HE) of the prostate and bipolar transurethral enucleation (BTE) of the prostate in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The authors found that both techniques were similarly effective, while HE had a shorter...

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Comparing thulium laser enucleation to bipolar resection to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia

Comparing thulium laser enucleation to bipolar resection to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia

Posted by on Feb 27, 2021 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at functional outcomes of transurethral thulium laser enucleation (THU) versus bipolar transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) for benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) over 12-months. The authors found that THU may have better effects than TURP. Some background BPH is the non-cancerous increase in the size...

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Comparing the effects on sexual function of prostatic urethral lift and medical therapy in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Comparing the effects on sexual function of prostatic urethral lift and medical therapy in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Posted by on Feb 21, 2021 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to compare the effects of prostatic urethral lift (PUL) and medical treatment on sexual function in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The main finding was that PUL was more effective at preserving sexual health in these men. Some background BPH is an enlarged prostate gland. BPH commonly causes lower urinary...

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