Post-marketing data show that prostatic urethral lift provides symptom relief in patients outside of the controlled clinical trial setting.
Marijuana use also linked to worse overall semen parameters due to induction of oxidative stress
Men treated with 5-alpha reductase inhibitors were diagnosed with prostate cancer 2 years later than men not using these drugs.
By 3 and 6 months, flow rate, post void residual, IPSS, quality of life, and prostate volume improved in patients treated with the Rezum system, which uses convective heating to ablate prostate tissue.
Men with larger vs smaller prostate gland sizes treated with Aquablation experienced similar improvement in International Prostate Symptom Score.
Increased risk seen among men using dutasteride, finasteride for benign prostatic hyperplasia
Improved visualization of prostatic arteries shortens procedure time and decreases radiation exposure, new findings suggest.
Randomized trial reveals no significant difference between Aquablation and TURP in improvements in lower urinary tract symptoms, peak urinary flow, and post-void residual volume.
Seminal vesicle abnormalities may beamong the complications of prostaticartery embolization (PAE), according toa new report published in BMC Urology. In a review of 139 patients whounderwent PAE for benign prostatehyperplasia,Jin Long Zhang, MD, ofNan Kai University in Tianjin, China, andcolleagues identified 9 (6.5%) who hadseminal vesicle abnormalities detectedby magnetic resonance imaging. Theabnormalities included subacute hemorrhagein…
Nocturia improved 43% in patients receiving oral desmopressin alone and 64.3% in those receiving desmopressin and an alpha-blocker.