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Looking for participants with benign prostatic hyperplasia and overactive bladder to test a new drug

Posted by on Aug 14, 2019 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This phase 3 trial is examining the effectiveness of vibegron in the treatment of overactive bladder symptoms (OAB) in patients with prostatic hyperplasia (BPH; enlarged prostatic gland). The main outcome of this trial will be a change in urgency episodes. This trial is being conducted in the US and Canada. The details A benign (not...

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Metabolic syndrome and smoking are associated with nocturia after transurethral resection of the prostate

Posted by on Jul 8, 2019 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to evaluate the link between smoking, metabolic syndrome (MetS) and side-effects after prostate surgery. This study found smoking and MetS led to a higher risk of nocturia (waking at night to urinate). Some background Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) is a surgery used to treat urinary problems due...

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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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Searching for men with urinary symptoms due to an enlarged prostate to test new blood vessel treatment.

Posted by on Jan 31, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial aims to assess the safety and effectiveness of prostate artery embolization (PAE – blocking off part of the blood supply to the prostate) to treat urinary symptoms of an enlarged prostate. The main outcome to be measured is side effects from this treatment over 12 months. This trial is being conducted in Chicago,...

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Does dutasteride increase male hormones and bladder/prostate symptoms?

Posted by on Dec 11, 2017 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the effect dutasteride (Avodart) had on testosterone levels, bladder symptoms and testicle size in men with enlarged prostates. The study found that dutasteride increased testosterone which may help with these age-related male symptoms. Some background Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is an enlarged prostate...

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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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