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Urinary Symptom Improvement Similar With TURP, ThuVARP

Thulium laser transurethral vaporesection of the prostate and transurethral resection of the prostate for benign prostatic hyperplasia resulted in comparable improvements in International Prostate Symptom Score over 12 months.
Use of 5-ARIs May Reduce Blood Loss During TURP

Aquablation, TURP Offer Similar Long-Term Outcomes

Aquablation therapy is associated with 3-year outcomes similar to those of transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms related to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), according to a new study. At 3 years, men who underwent Aquablation—a minimally invasive procedure in which a high-velocity waterjet is used to resect…
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Study: Same-Day HoLEP Surgery Safe Regardless of Prostate Size

Complication and readmission rates for patients who undergo holmium laser enucleation of the prostate are similar whether patients are discharged directly from post-anesthesia care or are admitted to a hospital overnight, a study found.
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NLR May Predict Intravesical Prostatic Protrusion in BPH

Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) may be useful as a surrogate marker of intravesical prostatic protrusion (IPP) in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia, according to a new report. IPP is an anatomical feature caused by the growth of prostatic lateral and median lobes. The new finding is from a study of 250 men older than 50 years…
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Statin Use May Lessen Prostate Growth

Study of participants in the REDUCE trial found that statin use among dutasteride recipients was associated with a small but significant decrease in estimated mean prostate volume compared with nonuse over a 4-year period.
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