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 692 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Application of Clavien-Dindo classification for comparing complications of three endoscopic procedures for benign prostatic hyperplasia].
 

Author(s): Fangzhen Cai, Chaohong Chen, Jianyu Zhnag

Journal: Nan Fang Yi Ke Da Xue Xue Bao. 2015 Aug;35(9):1344-8.

 

To compare the incidences of complications associated with 3 different endoscopic procedures, namely transurethral resection of prostate (TURP), bipolar plasmakinetic resection of the prostate (PKRP), and holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP) in the treatment of benign ...

Last Updated: 25 Sep 2015

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Reply to "Intraocular pressure during micturition in benign prostatic hyperplasia".
 

Author(s): I Ersan, E B Sancak, S Arikan, A Akbas, A Köklü, B Gencer, S Kara, M T Gülpınar, H A Tufan, A M Hondur

Journal: Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2015 Sep;19(17):3134.

 

Last Updated: 24 Sep 2015

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Intraocular pressure during micturition in benign prostatic hyperplasia.
 

Author(s): A Şahin, A Yilmaz, A Yildirim

Journal: Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2015 Sep;19(17):3133.

 

Last Updated: 24 Sep 2015

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The terms "Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia" returned 114 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Acupuncture for benign prostatic hyperplasia: a systematic review protocol.
 

Author(s): Wei Zhang, Jinna Yu, Zhishun Liu, Weina Peng

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Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a non-malignant enlargement of the prostate commonly encountered in older men. BPH has been treated with acupuncture inside and outside China, but its effects are uncertain. This review aims to assess the efficacy and safety of acupuncture therapy for BPH.

Last Updated: 3 Apr 2015

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Testosterone and benign prostatic hyperplasia.
 

Author(s): Thomas R Jarvis, Bilal Chughtai, Steven A Kaplan

Journal: Asian J. Androl.. ;17(2):212-6.

 

The use of testosterone to treat the symptoms of late-onset hypogonadal men has increased recently due to patient and physician awareness. However, concerns regarding the effect of testosterone on the prostate, in particular any possible effect on the risk of prostate cancer have ...

Last Updated: 11 Mar 2015

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Lower urinary tract symptoms, benign prostatic hyperplasia/benign prostatic enlargement and erectile dysfunction: are these conditions related to vascular dysfunction?
 

Author(s): Shogo Shimizu, Panagiota Tsounapi, Takahiro Shimizu, Masashi Honda, Keiji Inoue, Fotios Dimitriadis, Motoaki Saito

Journal: Int. J. Urol.. 2014 Sep;21(9):856-64.

 

Although the pathogenesis of lower urinary tract symptoms, benign prostatic hyperplasia/benign prostatic enlargement and erectile dysfunction is poorly understood and thought to be multifactorial, it has been traditionally recognized that these conditions increase with age. There ...

Last Updated: 27 Aug 2014

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Prostate Embolization for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

 

Last Updated: 15 Dec 2015

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Prostatic Artery Embolization (PAE) for Treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

 

Last Updated: 6 Jan 2016

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Safety and Initial Efficacy Study of the Vortx Rx for Treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (US)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

 

Last Updated: 8 Sep 2015

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