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Is mirabegron effective as an add-on to tamsulosin treatment for overactive bladder in men with lower urinary tract symptoms?

Is mirabegron effective as an add-on to tamsulosin treatment for overactive bladder in men with lower urinary tract symptoms?

Posted by on Nov 15, 2020 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This paper investigated the effectiveness and safety of mirabegron (Myrbetriq) as an add-on treatment to tamsulosin (Flomax) for the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) in men with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). This study found that mirabegron appeared to be effective for the treatment of OAB symptoms in those treated with...

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Is mirabegron effective as an add-on to tamsulosin treatment for overactive bladder in men with lower urinary tract symptoms?

Is mirabegron effective as an add-on to tamsulosin treatment for overactive bladder in men with lower urinary tract symptoms?

Posted by on Nov 15, 2020 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This paper investigated the effectiveness and safety of mirabegron (Myrbetriq) as an add-on treatment to tamsulosin (Flomax) for the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) in men with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). This study found that mirabegron appeared to be effective for the treatment of OAB symptoms in those treated with...

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Comparing two types of surgery for prostates larger than 60 mL

Comparing two types of surgery for prostates larger than 60 mL

Posted by on Nov 8, 2020 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell The study compared outcomes of holmium laser enucleation (HLE) and plasmakinetic enucleation (PKE) in men with prostates larger than 60 mL in volume. The main finding was that both HLE and PKE are safe and effective for these patients. Some background Benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) is an enlargement of the prostate gland. It often...

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Urethral-sparing robotic-assisted prostatectomy improves the outcomes of patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia

Urethral-sparing robotic-assisted prostatectomy improves the outcomes of patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia

Posted by on Nov 7, 2020 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of urethral-sparing robotic-assisted prostate surgery (USRAP) in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Researchers suggested that USRAP is a good and safe method for the treatment of these patients. Some background Prostatic hyperplasia consists of an enlarged prostate that results...

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Evaluating the quality of life with medical treatment in patients with benign prostatic enlargement.

Evaluating the quality of life with medical treatment in patients with benign prostatic enlargement.

Posted by on Oct 30, 2020 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study was carried out to look at the effect that drug treatments have on the quality of life (QoL) of patients with benign prostatic enlargement (BPE) and lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). The authors found that in patients with LUTS/BPE, surgery should be carried out earlier in patients who do not respond to medical...

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Transperineal interstitial laser ablation improves treatment outcomes of patients with benign prostatic obstruction

Transperineal interstitial laser ablation improves treatment outcomes of patients with benign prostatic obstruction

Posted by on Oct 4, 2020 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness and safety of transperineal interstitial laser ablation (TILA) in the treatment of benign prostatic obstruction (BPO). Researchers suggested that TILA shows good effectiveness and safety outcomes. Some background BPO is present in about half the men between the ages of 51 and 60. It happens...

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Prostate surgery in patients with benign prostate obstruction: A comparison between two methods

Prostate surgery in patients with benign prostate obstruction: A comparison between two methods

Posted by on Sep 29, 2020 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the effectiveness of transurethral prostate resection (TURP) and thulium laser vaporesection (TLV) in patients with benign prostate obstruction (BPO). Researchers suggested that both methods have similar effectiveness in these patients. Some background Benign prostate obstruction (BPO) is caused by prostate...

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Water vapor thermal therapy improves urinary symptoms associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia

Water vapor thermal therapy improves urinary symptoms associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia

Posted by on Sep 19, 2020 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study reviewed the effectiveness of water vapor thermal therapy (WVTT) as a treatment for urinary symptoms related to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Researchers suggested that this therapy improves the outcomes of these patients. Some background BPH consists of the enlargement of the prostate gland and is a common condition in...

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Looking at a drug-free implantable device to provide relief for urinary and sexual functions

Looking at a drug-free implantable device to provide relief for urinary and sexual functions

Posted by on Sep 17, 2020 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the short-term functional changes and complications for the drug-free nitinol implantable device (iTind) for patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).  The study showed that iTind is a low-risk device that can help maintain and even improve urinary and sexual function in these patients. Some...

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Looking for participants to test a laser treatment for benign prostate hypertrophy

Looking for participants to test a laser treatment for benign prostate hypertrophy

Posted by on Sep 6, 2020 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial is examining the effectiveness of Moses Pulse laser on patients with benign prostate hypertrophy (BPH). The main outcome will be the change in blood loss during and after surgery. This study is being conducted in Tennessee, US. The details BPH is a common disorder that affects older men. It consists of an increase in the size...

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A comparison of treatment methods for benign prostate hyperplasia and urinary symptoms

A comparison of treatment methods for benign prostate hyperplasia and urinary symptoms

Posted by on Aug 15, 2020 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared Green-Light (GL) and Holmium Laser (HL) Vapo-enucleation surgery (VES) with transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) in the treatment of urinary symptoms in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Researchers suggested that GL-VES and HL-VES were better than TURP in the treatment of these...

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What are the long-term effects of prostatic artery embolization on benign prostatic hyperplasia?

What are the long-term effects of prostatic artery embolization on benign prostatic hyperplasia?

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

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the long-term effects of prostatic artery embolization (PAE) in benign prostatic hyperplasia. The main finding was that PAE was a safe and effective long-term treatment. Some background Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a non-cancerous condition in which the prostate gland is larger than usual....

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