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Factors affecting long-term dutasteride add-on treatment to alpha-adrenergic antagonist for patients with BPH

Factors affecting long-term dutasteride add-on treatment to alpha-adrenergic antagonist for patients with BPH

Posted by on Feb 20, 2022 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study identified clinical risk factors that resulted in the failure of dutasteride (Avodart) add-on treatment to alpha-adrenergic antagonists for patients with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The authors concluded that an intravesical prostatic protrusion (IPP; the enlargement of the...

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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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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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Aquablation experience in the treatment of benign prostatic obstruction.

Aquablation experience in the treatment of benign prostatic obstruction.

Posted by on Apr 25, 2021 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study explored the use of aquablation for the removal of prostate tissue in patients with benign prostatic obstruction (BPO). The results confirmed the safe and effective use of aquablation as an intervention for BPO. Some background BPO involves the increase of the prostate gland that blocks urine flow out of the bladder. This...

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Comparing two types of surgery for prostates larger than 60 mL

Comparing two types of surgery for prostates larger than 60 mL

Posted by on Nov 8, 2020 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell The study compared outcomes of holmium laser enucleation (HLE) and plasmakinetic enucleation (PKE) in men with prostates larger than 60 mL in volume. The main finding was that both HLE and PKE are safe and effective for these patients. Some background Benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) is an enlargement of the prostate gland. It often...

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Transperineal interstitial laser ablation improves treatment outcomes of patients with benign prostatic obstruction

Transperineal interstitial laser ablation improves treatment outcomes of patients with benign prostatic obstruction

Posted by on Oct 4, 2020 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness and safety of transperineal interstitial laser ablation (TILA) in the treatment of benign prostatic obstruction (BPO). Researchers suggested that TILA shows good effectiveness and safety outcomes. Some background BPO is present in about half the men between the ages of 51 and 60. It happens...

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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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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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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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