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Is a combination of dutasteride and tamsulosin better for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia?

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

In a nutshell This study looked at the safety and effectiveness of taking both Dutasteride (Avodart) and Tamsulosin (Flomax) at the same time to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). It concluded that the combination treatment was more successful than tamsulosin given alone.  Some background Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)...

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Thulium laser enucleation versus thulium laser resection for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia

Posted by on Sep 29, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to compare the use of thulium laser enucleation (TLE) versus thulium laser resection (TLR) of the prostate in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia with small prostates (less than 30 grams). This study found that there were no significant differences between the two procedures for these patients. Some background...

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Two-year outcomes following convective radiofrequency water vapor thermal therapy for BPH

Posted by on Jun 14, 2017 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the 2-year outcomes in men who underwent convective therapy for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). This study concluded that this minimally invasive procedure was safe and continued to be effective after 2 years. Some background Medications are often the first choice of treatment for men with BPH and lower...

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Combination therapy beneficial for men with BPH with overactive bladder symptoms

Posted by on Sep 5, 2016 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the benefit of combining silodosin (Rapaflo) with propiverine (Mictonorm) in reducing urinary symptoms due to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Authors reported greater overall improvements when both therapies were combined.  Some background Men with BPH often experience urinary symptoms that can...

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Relieving BPH symptoms with a WAVE

Posted by on Dec 13, 2015 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effects of WAVE (Water Vapor Energy Ablation) – a new procedure to relieve urinary symptoms due to benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH). WAVE was found to be a simple, effective and safe method of treating BPH symptoms.  Some background Benign prostatic hyperplasia may lead to troublesome urinary...

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