Category Archives: BPH

The diagnosis and treatment of benign prostatic hypertrophy

Endoscopic simple prostatectomy – Abstract

Endoscopic simple prostatectomy – Abstract. This review looked at minimally invasive treatments for patients that have urinary obstruction from very large patients. Traditionally open surgery was done since procedures done through the natural urinary opening often did not have goo … Continue reading

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Radical Prostatectomy May Prevent LUTS Progression – Renal and Urology News

A prospective study of 1,788 men who underwent RP found that men who had clinically significant LUTS preoperatively experienced a decline in LUTS severity and remained stable over a 10-year interval, researchers reported. Prior studies have shown a progressive increase … Continue reading

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FDA committee votes down 5-ARIs for prostate cancer risk reduction – – UrologyTimes

“Although the REDUCE trial demonstrated a risk reduction in a large number of men, the committee chose to focus on a small number of high-grade cancers and determined that this class of drugs is inappropriate for prostate cancer risk reduction, … Continue reading

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Testosterone and prostate size

Testosterone makes prostates grow larger and makes prostate cancer grow more quickly. I came across a study that looks at prostate size and testosterone levels: clipped from www.urotoday.com Relationship between Serum Testosterone and Measures of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia in Aging … Continue reading

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Laparoscopy for BPH therapy

Lap technique may play a role in treating BPH – UrologyTimes Berlin—A laparoscopic preperitoneal approach cannot only serve as a teaching platform for laparoscopic skills for surgeons, but it also demonstrates reproducible outcomes in the treatment of BPH, according to … Continue reading

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Robotic stories for BPH- Robotic Simple Prostatectomy

I am starting a new blog series where patients can discuss their stories. Please understand that anyone can view this and as always patient outcomes can be different. The thoughts shared on this web site are not in any way … Continue reading

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