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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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Is nocturia more bothersome than daytime urinary symptoms?

Posted by on Sep 20, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the differences in quality of life for patients with nocturia compared to those with daytime urinary symptoms only. This study found that patients with nocturia had a lower quality of life than patients with daytime symptoms only. Some background People diagnosed with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH; non-cancerous...

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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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Alpha-blockers and urinary obstruction

Posted by on Mar 9, 2016 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the effects of alpha-blockers on urinary obstruction among men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The authors concluded that alpha-blockers are effective at improving urinary flow and BPH-related urinary obstruction symptoms. Some background Alpha-blockers are often the first choice for treating BPH-related...

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