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.
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.
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.