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Men's Health Update Enlarged Prostate Urination Problems Could Be Eased by Sitting

Enlarged Prostate Urination Problems Could Be Eased by Sitting

Compared with standing, sitting was associated with significantly lower post-void residual volume.

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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.

UroLift Preserves Sexual Function in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Patients

UroLift Preserves Sexual Function in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Patients

UroLift offers minimally-invasive treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) without risk of sexual dysfunction.

Sitting to Urinate Eases Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS)

Sitting to Urinate Eases Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS)

Sitting to urinate is associated with an improved urodynamic profile in lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS).

Many Urologists Not Strictly Adhering to BPH/LUTS Guidelines

Many Urologists Not Strictly Adhering to BPH/LUTS Guidelines

Many urologists not uniformly adhering to AUA guidelines for the management of benign prostatic hyperplasia/lower urinary tract symptoms.

Diabetic Neuropathy Raises Risk of Erectile Dysfunction (ED), Urinary Problems

Diabetic Neuropathy Raises Risk of Erectile Dysfunction (ED), Urinary Problems

Men with diabetic peripheral neuropathy have an increased occurrence of erectile dysfunction and lower-urinary-tract symptoms.

Moderate-to-Severe Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS) Undertreated

Moderate-to-Severe Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS) Undertreated

Only 10% of men aged 45-69 years who progress from no or mild to moderate or severe lower urinary tract symptoms are treated, study finds.

Reasons for Alpha Blocker Switch ID'd

Reasons for Alpha Blocker Switch ID'd

Lack of efficacy is the main reason for the switch.

Enlarged Prostate Urination Problems Could Be Eased by Sitting

Enlarged Prostate Urination Problems Could Be Eased by Sitting

Compared with standing, sitting was associated with significantly lower post-void residual volume.

HoLEP for Enlarged Prostate Preserves Sexual Function

HoLEP for Enlarged Prostate Preserves Sexual Function

Following surgery, improvement in sexual satisfaction correlated with improvements in all lower urinary tract symptoms.

Prostate Cancer Found in 1.4% of TURP Specimens

Prostate Cancer Found in 1.4% of TURP Specimens

This rate of incidental PCa detection is lower than found in previous studies.

TURP Better than PAE for Bladder Outlet Obstruction

TURP Better than PAE for Bladder Outlet Obstruction

Researchers compared transurethral resection of the prostate with prostate artery embolization in a randomized trial.

Doxazosin for BPH Has Minimal Effect on Sexual Function

Doxazosin for BPH Has Minimal Effect on Sexual Function

Ejaculatory function worsens, however, in men taking 5 alpha-reductase inhibitors.

Electronic Nose Differentiates Between PCa, BPH

Electronic Nose Differentiates Between PCa, BPH

Using leave-one-out cross-validation, sensitivity of 78 percent and specificity of 67 percent.