Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

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

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

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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.

Enlarged Prostate Urination Problems Could Be Eased by Sitting

Enlarged Prostate Urination Problems Could Be Eased by Sitting

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

Doxazosin for BPH Has Minimal Effect on Sexual Function

Doxazosin for BPH Has Minimal Effect on Sexual Function

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

Modifiable Factors Help Predict Sexual Dysfunction in Older Men

Modifiable Factors Help Predict Sexual Dysfunction in Older Men

Range of risk factors identified for incidence and remission of ED, dyadic and solitary sexual desire.

TRT Doesn't Worsen Urinary Tract Symptoms

TRT Doesn't Worsen Urinary Tract Symptoms

About 30 percent of men experience an AUA symptoms index improvement of 3 or more points.

Hypogonadal Men with BPH Benefit from Dutasteride

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Improvements observed in urinary symptoms and bone mineral density.

Hypogonadism Prevalence High in Obese BPH/LUTS Sufferers

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Men with a body mass index of 30 kg/m2 or higher had a 39.3% prevalence of low testosterone, study finds.

TRT Eases Urinary Symptoms in Men with Late-Onset Hypogonadism

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Significant declines in International Prostate Symptom Score observed, regardless of whether or not men lost weight or used a phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitor.

Data Point to Nocturia-Hypogonadism Link

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Desmopressin appears to reduce nocturia and other LUTS while also significantly increasing testosterone levels in late-onset hypogonadism.

ATP Nixed for Assessing Urinary Infection

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Study results underscore the need for additional research to find other surrogate markers of urinary infection.

Testosterone Therapy Unlikely To Worsen Urinary Symptoms

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Lower urinary tract symptoms actually improved in many men, with minimal change in PSA level.

Male LUTS Severity Linked to Constipation

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Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) are commonly attributed to benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Saw Palmetto Has No Effect on PSA

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Saw palmetto remains the most common herbal treatment for men with LUTS.

Coffee May Raise Risk of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

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Orange or grapefruit juice consumption may be protective in men, study finds.

Dietary Vitamin C May Lower LUTS Progression Risk

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Highest intake was associated with a 46% decreased progression risk compared with the lowest intake.

LUTS Not Worsened by Testosterone Replacement

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Many men even experience an improvement in lower urinary tract symptoms.

Dual Drug Regimen Superior for Easing LUTS

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Tadalafil plus finasteride improved symptoms scores better than finasteride plus placebo.

Higher Incidence of Bladder Cancer Without Hematuria Found

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Lower urinary tract symptoms alone should raise suspicion for the malignancy.

Radical Prostatectomy May Prevent LUTS Progression

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Following surgery, symptom severity declined significantly and remained stable over 10 years.

BPH Drug Prescribing Increasing in the U.S.

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Alpha blockers are the mostly commonly prescribed drugs to treat LUTS secondary to BPH.

Voiding Parameters Remain Stable in Elderly Men

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If patients are not bothered by symptoms, they do not necessarily require treatment, Australian researcher says.

Medical and Surgical Management of Bladder Outlet Obstruction

Treatment of LUTS secondary to BPH has evolved from surgical therapy to medical monotherapy, and now combination therapy.

Prostatic Artery Embolization Safe, Effective for BPH Symptoms

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Small study is the first prospective investigation of this procedure in the U.S.

Tadalafil May Improve Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

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A new study has found that tadalafil co-administered with finasteride significantly improved scores in men with lower urinary tract symptoms.

Prostatic Arterial Embolization Safe, Effective for BPH

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The procedure may be particularly useful in treatment men with prostates larger than 100 cc.

HoLEP Safe, Effective After Failed BPH Surgery

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Outcomes similar to HoLEP-treated patients who did not have prior surgery.

New Clue to LUTS-Prostate Cancer Link

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Study points to increased diagnostic intensity among men whose lower urinary tract symptoms come to physicians' attention.

HoLEP An Option After Failed Prior BPH Surgery

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Study reveals no significant difference in operative or postoperative complications in patients with and without prior surgery.

Big Waists Increase LUTS in Men

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Researchers report that men with waists measuring 100 cm or more are up to three times more likely to have LUTS.

Urinary Symptoms More Severe in Large-Waisted Men

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Men with a waist circumference of 100 cm or greater were more likely to have eight or more voids per 24 hours than men with smaller waists.

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