UROLOGY

Indications and Limitations of Therapeutic Ureteroscopy

Oct 10, 2019 by in UROLOGY Comments Off on Indications and Limitations of Therapeutic Ureteroscopy

5.1 Indications for therapeutic retrograde ureteroscopy The modern indications for therapeutic retrograde ureteroscopic approach can be summarized as follows ( ): • extraction of ureteral calculi regardless of their location…

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History

Oct 10, 2019 by in UROLOGY Comments Off on History

1.1 History Initially developed as an extension of cystoscopy, ureteroscopy has become a major technique for the diagnosis and treatment of upper urinary tract disorders. At the end of the…

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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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