Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

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Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a noncancerous enlargement of the prostate gland, and is common in older men. Symptoms may include: enlarged prostate, urine retention, slow flow of urine, and need to urinate urgently. BPH typically begins while a man is in his 30's, but usually only causes symptoms after age 50. This condition is very common, half of men over 50 develop symptoms, but only 10% of those affected need medical or surgical intervention. Medical intervention may be needed if the patient develops repeated urinary tract infection, or if the urethra becomes completely blocked.

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia" returned 812 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Effect of transurethral split of the prostate using a double-columnar balloon catheter for benign prostatic hyperplasia: A single-center experience of 565 consecutive patients.
 

Author(s): Weiguo Huang, Zheng Huang, Guofeng Xiao, Xiang Qin

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Oct;95(40):e4657.

 

We aimed to evaluate the long-term therapeutic effect of transurethral split of the prostate (TUSP) with a newly improved double-columnar balloon catheter on patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).Total 565 BPH patients (mean age 73.6 years, range 46-94 years) who underwent ...

Last Updated: 17 Oct 2016

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Rates of prostate surgery and acute urinary retention for benign prostatic hyperplasia in men treated with dutasteride or finasteride.
 

Author(s): Josephina G Kuiper, Irene D Bezemer, Maurice T Driessen, Averyan Vasylyev, Claus G Roehrborn, Fernie J A Penning-van Beest, Ron M C Herings

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Previous studies have suggested a greater benefit for various outcomes in men diagnosed with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) who are treated with dutasteride than for men treated with finasteride. This study investigates whether the rates of BPH-related prostate surgery and acute ...

Last Updated: 1 Sep 2016

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Differential expression of androgen, estrogen, and progesterone receptors in benign prostatic hyperplasia.
 

Author(s): Lingmin Song, Wenhao Shen, Heng Zhang, Qiwu Wang, Yongquan Wang, Zhansong Zhou

Journal: Bosn J Basic Med Sci. 2016 Jul;16(3):201-8.

 

This study aimed to identify the differential expression levels of androgen receptor (AR), estrogen receptors (ERα, ERβ), and progesterone receptor (PGR) between normal prostate and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The combination of immunohistochemistry, quantitative real-time ...

Last Updated: 3 Aug 2016

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The terms "Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia" returned 134 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[What role does botulinum toxin play in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia?]
 

Author(s): Adil Mazdar, Ali Bedouche, Sinane Zoughari, Ahmed Ibrahimi, Hachem El Sayegh, Ali Iken, Lounis Benslimane, Yassine Nouini

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Botulinum toxin (BT) was first used in urology for the treatment of neuro-urological disorders such as bladder sphincter dyssynergia and incontinence due to neuropathic detrusor overactivity. Its action is now clearly demonstrated and it is now widely used in treating neurogenic neuropathic ...

Last Updated: 3 Feb 2017

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Efficacy and safety of prostate artery embolization on lower urinary tract symptoms related to benign prostatic hyperplasia: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Xiao-Yan Wang, Huan-Tao Zong, Yong Zhang

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Prostate artery embolization (PAE) is emerging and is a promising minimally invasive therapy that improves lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) related to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The purpose of this article was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of PAE on LUTS related to BPH.

Last Updated: 13 Dec 2016

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New medical treatments for lower urinary tract symptoms due to benign prostatic hyperplasia and future perspectives.
 

Author(s): Simone Albisinni, Ibrahim Biaou, Quentin Marcelis, Fouad Aoun, Cosimo De Nunzio, Thierry Roumeguère

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Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS) in men are a common clinical problem in urology and have been historically strictly linked to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), which may lead to bladder outlet obstruction (BOO). New molecules have been approved and have entered the urologists' ...

Last Updated: 16 Sep 2016

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Prostate Embolization for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

 

Last Updated: 28 Jul 2016

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Last Updated: 3 Jun 2016

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Prostate Artery Embolization With Embosphere Microspheres Compared to TURP for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

 

Last Updated: 25 Aug 2016

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