Latest Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) News
LUTS treatment with the alpha-blocker prazosin was associated with significantly lower 2- and 5-year biochemical recurrence rates vs tamsulosin and non-use of alpha-blockers.
Of patients who had transient stress urinary incontinence after holmium laser enucleation of the prostate, 88.6% experienced resolution of the incontinence within 6 weeks after the procedure.
Lower urinary tract symptom severity in men is associated with detectable bacteria in urine obtained via catheter, new study suggests.
Significant improvements in symptoms, peak flow rate, and post-void residual volume observed in men with prostate volumes of 80 to 150 cc.
Women presenting with lower urinary tract symptoms cluster into 4 distinct symptom groups, according to a recent study.
More than three-quarters of men with nocturnal polyuria had non-dipping blood pressure compared with less than half of men with other causes of nocturia.
Over 12 weeks of treatment, the mean number of nocturia episodes decreased by 1.1 and 0.9 in men who were and were not bothered by their symptoms, a non-significant difference between groups.
Men with metabolic syndrome or a smoking history had more than triple the risks for persistent moderate to severe nocturia after TURP.
Clinicians tend to focus on the number of voids, but patients worry more about interrupted sleep.
The procedure improves symptoms at least as well in men with obstructive middle lobes as those with obstructive lateral lobes.
Men with Peyronie's disease have elevated risks of benign prostatic hyperplasia, prostatitis, and testis and prostate cancer, new studies reveal.
Men older than 50 with metabolic syndrome had significantly greater risks for BPH than men without the syndrome.
New clinical guidelines for the surgical management of lower urinary tract symptoms attributable to enlarged prostate offer 22 recommendations.
In a study, researchers found that 51% of men seeking care at tertiary referral urology clinics reported some form of urinary leakage.
Dementia link seen with antidepressant, urological, and anti-Parkinson's drugs.
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