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BPH/LUTS

Lightweight and Real-Time Infrared Image Processor Based on FPGA.

Feb 26, 2024

This paper presents an FPGA-based lightweight and real-time infrared image processor based on a series of hardware-oriented lightweight algorithms. The two-point correction algorithm based on blackbod...

Use of the Schelin Catheter for transurethral intraprostatic anesthesia prior to Rezūm treatment.

Feb 26, 2024

Minimally invasive surgery techniques (MIST) have become newly adopted in urological care.  Given this, new analgesic techniques are important in optimizing patient outcomes and resource management. ...

Misdiagnosis of eosinophilic cystitis: A case report and literature review.

Feb 19, 2024

Eosinophilic cystitis (EC) is a rare and specific transmural inflammatory disease in clinic. At present, its etiology is unknown, its clinical manifestations are diverse, and its auxiliary examination...

The feasibility of MR elastography with transpelvic vibration for localization of focal prostate lesion.

Feb 19, 2024

We aimed to evaluate the feasibility of MR elastography (MRE) using a transpelvic approach. Thirty-one patients who underwent prostate MRE and had a pathological diagnosis were included in this study....

PRL-mediated STAT5B/ARRB2 pathway promotes the progression of prostate cancer through the activation of MAPK signaling.

Feb 12, 2024

Previous study showed that higher expression of prolactin (PRL) was found in CRPC samples compared with hormone-naive prostate cancer (HNPC) and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) samples. We further ...

Is water vapor thermal therapy safe and feasible in elderly and frail men? The Italian experience.

Jan 29, 2024

In recent years, water vapor thermal therapy (WVTT) has spread as minimally invasive technique in lower urinary tract symptoms due to benign prostatic hyperplasia treatment. Even if its safety and fea...

The relationship between circulating metabolites and prostate hyperplasia: a Mendelian randomization study.

Jan 29, 2024

Circulating metabolites (CM) play a pivotal role in our overall health, yet the current evidence concerning the involvement of diverse CM in benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) remains limited. Mendeli...

Rezŭm water vaporization therapy versus transurethral resection of the prostate in the management of refractory urine retention: matched pair comparative multicenter experience.

Jan 22, 2024

To compare the efficacy of Rezūm with a matched cohort of patients undergoing transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) for catheter-dependent urine retention secondary to benign prostate hyperp...

Minimally invasive techniques in quest of Holy Grail of surgical management of enlarged prostates: a narrative review.

Jan 15, 2024

Past decade has seen a renewed interest in minimally invasive surgical techniques (MISTs) for management of enlarged prostate. This narrative review aims to explore newer MIST for benign prostatic hyp...

Inguinal hernia leads to worse immediate urinary continence after robot-assisted radical prostatectomy.

Jan 15, 2024

Patients with inguinal hernia (IH) may have voiding dysfunction and weak urethra-stabilizing periurethral fascial tissues, contributing to urinary incontinence. This study aimed to review the associat...

Surgical treatment of pelvic lipomatosis: a systematic review of 231 cases.

Jan 01, 2024

Pelvic lipomatosis (PL) is a rare condition that is characterized by excessive growth of fat in the pelvic cavity. Studies have yet to systematically review surgical treatments for PL.To provide a ref...

Prospective Trial of Water Vapor Thermal Therapy for Treatment of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Due to Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia in Subjects with a Large Prostate: 6- and 12-month Outcomes.

Jan 01, 2024

Current guidelines recommend Rezūm water vapor thermal therapy for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) for prostate glands ranging in volume from 30 to 80 cm. Few prospective studies ...

A modular technique of Booth encoding and Vedic multiplier for low-area and high-speed applications.

Dec 18, 2023

A technique for efficiently multiplying two signed numbers using limited area and high speed is presented in this paper. This work uses both the Booth and Vedic multiplication sutra methodologies to e...

Minimally invasive connective water vapor energy method for benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Dec 11, 2023

The Rezūm system has emerged as a promising treatment option for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) by employing endoscopic removal of prostate tissue. This meta-analysis aimed to evaluate the benefi...

Tissue S100/calgranulin expression and blood neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) in prostatic disorders in dogs.

Nov 13, 2023

Prostatic carcinoma (PCA) is a rare but severe condition in dogs that is similar to the androgen-independent form of PCA in men. In contrast to humans, PCA is difficult to diagnose in dogs as reliable...

The relationship between depression and benign prostatic hyperplasia in middle-aged and elderly men in India: a large-scale population study.

Nov 06, 2023

There have been few investigations on the association between depression and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). This study aims to explore the correlation between depression and BPH among middle-aged...

iPCa-Net: A CNN-based framework for predicting incidental prostate cancer using multiparametric MRI.

Nov 06, 2023

Incidental prostate cancer (iPCa) is an early stage of clinically significant prostate cancer (csPCa) and is typically asymptomatic, making it difficult to detect in clinical practice. The objective o...

Treatment Algorithm for Management of Benign Prostatic Obstruction: An Overview of Current Techniques.

Oct 30, 2023

The management of benign prostatic obstruction (BPO) should involve a treatment algorithm that takes into account prostate size, and patient's symptoms and preference with the aim of helping with urin...

Association of serum uric acid levels with benign prostatic hyperplasia in US men: results from NHANES 2005-2008.

Oct 30, 2023

The relationship between uric acid (UA) and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is controversial and has rarely been studied in American populations.Data from two cycles of the National Health and Nutr...

STEAP4 modulates cell proliferation and oxidative stress in benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Oct 23, 2023

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a quite common chronic disease plagued elderly men and its etiology remains unclear. It was reported that the six-transmembrane epithelial antigen of prostate 4 (...

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