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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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What are the effects of ejaculation-sparing thulium laser enucleation of the prostate on sexual function in patients with lower urinary tract symptoms due to benign prostatic hyperplasia?

What are the effects of ejaculation-sparing thulium laser enucleation of the prostate on sexual function in patients with lower urinary tract symptoms due to benign prostatic hyperplasia?

Posted by on Feb 7, 2021 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the effects of an ejaculation sparing (ES) technique using thulium laser endoscopic enucleation (ThuLEP) of the prostate in patients with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) as a result of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The findings suggested that ES-ThuLEP was safe, effective, and did not impact...

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Is Aquablation using the the AquaBeam system safe and effective for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia?

Is Aquablation using the the AquaBeam system safe and effective for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia?

Posted by on Feb 7, 2021 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the safety and effectiveness of Aquablation using the AquaBeam system for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) as a result of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The results suggested that Aquablation using the AquaBeam system was safe and effective. Some background LUTS is a collection of symptoms...

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Evaluating the iTind temporary device for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Evaluating the iTind temporary device for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Posted by on Feb 7, 2021 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the use of a temporarily implanted nitinol device (iTind) for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The authors found that iTind reduced LUTS and preserved sexual function in patients with BPH.  Some background BPH is the non-cancerous...

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Evaluating minimally invasive treatment for BPH and the occurrence of ejaculatory dysfunction.

Evaluating minimally invasive treatment for BPH and the occurrence of ejaculatory dysfunction.

Posted by on Dec 31, 2020 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This article looked at the use of ejaculatory dysfunction (EjD) as a side effect of minimally invasive procedures for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The authors found that the choice of treatment should be made by doctors together with their patients and should be based on effectiveness and...

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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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