UROLOGY

Surgical Treatment for LUTS/BPH: Laser Devices

Aug 25, 2019 by in UROLOGY Comments Off on Surgical Treatment for LUTS/BPH: Laser Devices

Abstract The introduction of laser energy for the treatments of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) due to benign prostatic obstruction (BPO) has dramatically changed the surgical landscape of surgery for…

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Surgical Management of LUTS/BPH: TURP vs. Open Prostatectomy

Aug 25, 2019 by in UROLOGY Comments Off on Surgical Management of LUTS/BPH: TURP vs. Open Prostatectomy

Abstract Currently, transurethral prostatectomy (TURP) is considered one of the best surgical treatments for benign prostatic hyperplasia. Prostate volume is an important factor in choosing a suitable modality. Although studies…

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Epidemiology of LUTS and BPH

Aug 25, 2019 by in UROLOGY Comments Off on Epidemiology of LUTS and BPH

Abstract Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) are very common in both sexes, especially in aged population and negatively affect health-related quality of life of afflicted individuals. The prevalence of benign…

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Phytotherapy in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Aug 25, 2019 by in UROLOGY Comments Off on Phytotherapy in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Abstract Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is one of the most common urologic conditions affecting the elderly male. Current management options for BPH and for lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) related…

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Diagnostic Work-up of LUTS/BPH: From Standard to New Perspectives

Aug 25, 2019 by in UROLOGY Comments Off on Diagnostic Work-up of LUTS/BPH: From Standard to New Perspectives

Abstract Diagnostic work-up of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS)/benign prostatic hyperplasia aims to detect/quantify the three disease components (LUTS, benign prostatic enlargement, and benign prostatic obstruction (BPO)), estimate disease progression,…

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Medical Aspects of the Treatment of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms/Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: 5-Alpha Reductase Inhibitors

Aug 25, 2019 by in UROLOGY Comments Off on Medical Aspects of the Treatment of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms/Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: 5-Alpha Reductase Inhibitors

Abstract With age, men experience an increase in the volume of prostrate stroma (histologically diagnosed as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH); static component), and an increase in the alpha-1 adrenergic receptors…

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