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Aquablation, TURP Outcomes Similar at 1 Year

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 Problems May Be a PAE Complication

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…
Men with urination problems from enlarged prostate are better off sitting rather than standing.

Study: Non-Bothering Nocturia Worth Treating

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.
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