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Mirabegron for overactive bladder in men

Posted by on Jan 12, 2019 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the safety and effectiveness of mirabegron (Myrbetriq) in treating overactive bladder (OAB) in men. It concluded that mirabegron was a safe and effective OAB treatment in men.  Some background Overactive Bladder (OAB) is a sudden, frequent urge to urinate. It may result in urge incontinence (inability to hold on...

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Comparing surgical treatments of benign prostate hyperplasia

Posted by on Dec 30, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to evaluate endoscopic surgery compared to open and robotic surgery in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). This study recommended that endoscopic surgery be used first-line for the treatment of BPH. Some background Prostate surgery is a treatment option for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). This...

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The effects of a forced-air warming system plus electric blanket for elderly patients undergoing prostate surgery

Posted by on Dec 28, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the best way to preserve warmth in surgical patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). This study found that use of a forced-air warming system combined with an electric blanket was an effective method to retain warmth among elderly patients with BPH. Some background Hypothermia...

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Comparing Thulium laser VapoEnucleation and GreenLight laser photoselective vaporization to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia

Posted by on Dec 22, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared Thulium laser VapoEnucleation (ThuVEP) and GreenLight laser photoselective vaporization of the prostate (PVP) for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). This study found that PVP and ThuVEP were similarly effective in the treatment of BPH. Some background Benign prostatic...

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Evaluating photo-selective vaporization of the prostate (PVP) for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia

Posted by on Dec 15, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to evaluate the use of photo-selective vaporization of the prostate (PVP) in treating benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). This study found that PVP is a safe and effective procedure for the treatment of BPH. Some background Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate gland....

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Effectiveness of dutasteride and solifenacin used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia

Posted by on Dec 12, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the effects of combining dutasteride (Avodart) and solifenacin (Vesicare) on sexual function in men being treated for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). This study found that the combination of dutasteride and solifenacin does not alter sexual function for men with BPH. Some...

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Preserved sexual function with water vapor thermal therapy for benign prostatic hyperplasia

Posted by on Dec 8, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the effect on sexual function of water vapor therapy for the treatment of urinary symptoms from benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). This study found that water vapor therapy is effective and does not affect sexual function for men with BPH.  Some background Urinary symptoms caused by BPH...

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Can vitamin D3 supplementation protect against recurrent urinary infections among patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia?

Posted by on Nov 25, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the use of cholecalciferol (vitamin D3) for the prevention of recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) for men with benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH). This study found that vitamin D3 supplementation may be protective against recurrent UTIs among patients with BPH. Some background People...

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Temporary implantable nitinol device (i-TIND) for the relief of lower urinary tract symptoms due to BPH

Posted by on Nov 16, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of a temporary implant for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). This study found that the temporary implantable nitinol device (iTind) implantation is effective in treating BPH related symptoms. Some background People diagnosed with benign prostatic hyperplasia...

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The use of prostatic urethral lift as an alternative to TURP (trans-urethral resection of prostate)

Posted by on Nov 8, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the outcomes after prostatic urethral lift (PUL) procedure in patients who have benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). This study found that PUL can help with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), even in patients with severe BPH.  Some background People diagnosed with benign prostatic hyperplasia...

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Is Tadalafil effective for urinary symptoms in patients with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia?

Posted by on Nov 7, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at using Tadalafil (Cialis) to treat urinary symptoms in men who have Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH). It concluded that tadalafil taken for a year could improve urinary symptoms in men who have BPH.  Some background Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) is a non-cancerous growth of the prostate gland. An...

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Is silodosin effective for the treatment of nocturia in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia?

Posted by on Nov 7, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the safety and effectiveness of silodosin (Rapaflo, Silodyx) for the treatment of nocturia in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). This study found that silodosin is safe and effective for the treatment of nocturia in these patients.  Some background People diagnosed with BPH...

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