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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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Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate is associated with durable positive outcomes in patients with urinary symptoms

Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate is associated with durable positive outcomes in patients with urinary symptoms

Posted by on Jul 18, 2020 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the long-term effectiveness of the Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP) in patients with benign prostate hypertrophy (BPH). Researchers suggested that HoLEP ensures durable effectiveness in these patients. Some background Benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) is an enlargement of the prostate...

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What is the effect of silodosin on sexual function in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia?

What is the effect of silodosin on sexual function in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia?

Posted by on May 16, 2020 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the effects of silodosin (Rapaflo) on sexual function in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The main finding was that silodosin improved erectile function for most participants. Some background Sexual dysfunction is a common side effect of BPH (enlarged prostate gland). This may include...

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Conventional therapy combined with moxibustion improves urinary symptoms in patients with benign prostate hyperplasia

Posted by on May 2, 2020 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of moxibustion in addition to conventional therapy for benign prostatic enlargement (BPE). Researchers suggested that moxibustion might be a good addition in the treatment of these patients. Some background Benign prostate hyperplasia (BPE) affects one-third of men older than 50 years...

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Mirabegron improves the treatment outcomes of patients with overactive bladder and benign prostatic hyperplasia receiving tamsulosin

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

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of mirabegron (Myrbetriq) on overactive bladder (OAB) in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) receiving tamsulosin (Flomax) therapy. Researchers suggested that mirabegron is a good and safe treatment for these patients. Some background OAB is present in 23% of the US population and...

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Prostatic urethral lift improves the outcomes of patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia

Posted by on Apr 18, 2020 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of prostatic urethral lift (PUL) in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Researchers suggested that this treatment is a good and safe option to treat BPH. Some background BHP consists of the enlargement of the prostate gland. This may compress the urethra (urinary tube) causing...

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Is tamsulosin and tadalafil a safe and effective treatment for lower urinary tract symptoms?

Posted by on Mar 13, 2020 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to compare the effectiveness and safety of tamsulosin (Flomax) versus tamsulosin and tadalafil (Cialis) for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). The main finding was that the combination treatment appeared to improve LUTS more than treatment with tamsulosin alone, with no difference in side effects. Some...

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How safe and effective is prostate photovaporization for benign prostatic enlargement?

Posted by on Feb 22, 2020 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the effectiveness and safety of prostate photovaporization (PVP) in benign prostatic enlargement. The main finding was that PVP improved prostate symptoms and quality of life. Some background PVP is a procedure that uses a laser to vaporize (burn away) part of the prostate gland. This can help...

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