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Is transurethral microwave therapy an effective treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia?

Is transurethral microwave therapy an effective treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia?

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

In a nutshell This study looked at the use of transurethral microwave thermotherapy (TUMT) for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) compared to transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP). It found that both treatments are similarly effective in managing BPH symptoms. TUMT has fewer side effects than TURP, but it also...

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Which surgical procedure for BPH is associated with persistent medication use?

Which surgical procedure for BPH is associated with persistent medication use?

Posted by on Oct 3, 2021 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study determined the percentage of men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) that still needed BPH medication after surgical therapy for lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). The authors concluded that laser enucleation of the prostate (LEP) had the lowest percentage of patients that still needed BPH medication. Some...

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Comparing TURP and laser prostate surgery for benign prostatic hyperplasia in older patients and those with multiple medical conditions

Comparing TURP and laser prostate surgery for benign prostatic hyperplasia in older patients and those with multiple medical conditions

Posted by on Aug 29, 2021 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the safety and effectiveness of transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) and laser prostate surgery in older patients and those with multiple medical conditions. The data showed that compared to laser surgery, TURP had a lower risk of needing further surgery but higher complications rates in these...

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Can Fluxonorm® food supplement improve the effectiveness of standard therapy for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms?

Can Fluxonorm® food supplement improve the effectiveness of standard therapy for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms?

Posted by on Aug 22, 2021 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study assessed the effectiveness of Fluxonorm® herbal supplement when combined with standard therapy for lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The authors concluded that the effectiveness of standard therapy was improved by the addition of Fluxonorm® in patients with...

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Is erectile function affected by the surgical intervention choice for benign prostatic obstruction?

Is erectile function affected by the surgical intervention choice for benign prostatic obstruction?

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

In a nutshell This study evaluated the effect of different surgical interventions on sexual function in patients with benign prostatic obstruction (BPO). The authors concluded that the prostatic urethral lift (PUL) intervention provided significantly improved erectile function at 24 months. Some background Benign prostatic obstruction (BPO) is an...

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Does prostate size count with bipolar transurethral enucleation of the prostate in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia?

Does prostate size count with bipolar transurethral enucleation of the prostate in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia?

Posted by on Jul 31, 2021 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell The authors examined the relationship between prostate size and surgical outcomes following bipolar transurethral enucleation of the prostate (B-TUEP). The authors found that B-TUEP provided symptom relief regardless of prostate size in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Some background BPH is the non-cancerous...

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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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