Latest Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) News

Combo Superior for Overactive Bladder in BPH Patients

Combo Superior for Overactive Bladder in BPH Patients

Symptom improvement was greater in patients receiving tamsulosin plus darifenacin compared with tamsulosin monotherapy.

Predictors of Incidental Prostate Cancer After HoLEP Identified

Predictors of Incidental Prostate Cancer After HoLEP Identified

In a study, only older age and greater total PSA density were independently associated with an increased risk of a PCa diagnosis.

Conservative Treatment of BPH Okay for Some Bladder Stone Patients

Conservative Treatment of BPH Okay for Some Bladder Stone Patients

Patients with BPH and mild-to-moderate LUTS can be managed without immediate prostatic surgery, study suggests.

Novel BPH Procedure Eases Symptoms, Preserves Sexual Function

Novel BPH Procedure Eases Symptoms, Preserves Sexual Function

Prostatic urethral lift is minimally invasive and, according to a new study, the procedure's beneficial effects are durable out to 3 years.

Finasteride Can Decrease TURP-Related Blood Loss

Finasteride Can Decrease TURP-Related Blood Loss

Neither drug decreased operative time, prostate volume, or weight of gland resected.

Nocturia, Reassurance Prompt Men to Seek Medical Care

Nocturia, Reassurance Prompt Men to Seek Medical Care

Overall, men with LUTS showed remarkably poor knowledge about their symptoms.

Reoperation Rate Low After HoLEP for Enlarged Prostate

Reoperation Rate Low After HoLEP for Enlarged Prostate

Ten years after the laser procedure, no reoperation was needed for 95% of patients treated for symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Urinary Symptoms May Raise Men's Bladder Cancer Risk

Urinary Symptoms May Raise Men's Bladder Cancer Risk

Men who reported having severe lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) had a 64% increased risk of the malignancy compared with those who reported no LUTS.

PAE Safe, Effective in BPH Patients with Medium and Large Prostates

PAE Safe, Effective in BPH Patients with Medium and Large Prostates

Outcomes were significantly better in men with large prostates, however.

Factors Associated with Depression in BPH Patients

Factors Associated with Depression in BPH Patients

Depression is prevalent among men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

Reducing Sedentary Time May Cut BPH Risk

Reducing Sedentary Time May Cut BPH Risk

Men with lower levels of sedentary time had a significantly lower risk of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

Bullying Linked to LUTS in Children

Bullying Linked to LUTS in Children

Vancouver Symptom Score linked to bullying victimization and perpetrator scores

Metabolic Abnormalities Tied to Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

Metabolic Abnormalities Tied to Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

Metabolic syndrome linked to severity of LUTS; symptoms improve after bariatric surgery

Laser Surgery Gaining on Transurethral Resection (TURP) for Enlarged Prostate

Laser Surgery Gaining on Transurethral Resection (TURP) for Enlarged Prostate

From 2000 to 2011, transurethral resection of the prostate for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) decreased and laser procedures increased.