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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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Could Prostate Artery Embolization be better than medication to treat an enlarged prostate?

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

In a nutshell This study looked at the safety and effectiveness of Prostate Artery Embolization (PAE) in the treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH). It concluded that PAE is safe and effective and may be a good alternative to medication in long term BPH treatment.  Some background Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) is a...

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Aquablation, is it better than TURP for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia?

Posted by on Jun 19, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared Aquablation and TURP as Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) treatments in men. It concluded that Aquablation could improve symptoms in larger prostates (more than 50g) with less side effects than TURP. Some background Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia is a non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate gland. An...

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Does heat therapy help with bladder symptoms of an enlarged prostate?

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

In a nutshell This study looked at the use of convective thermal (a form of heat) therapy to treat urinary symptoms in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH – an enlarged prostate). The study found that heat therapy is effective in the treatment of BPH symptoms. Some background BPH is an enlarged prostate that may cause bothersome...

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An ultrasound can predict if alpha-blocker treatment will work

Posted by on Jan 23, 2016 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated what can predict treatment success in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).   Researchers concluded that certain bladder characteristics, as identified by ultrasound, are reliable predictors of treatment success with alpha-blockers. Some background Men with BPH often experience bothersome urinary...

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