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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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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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