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BPH/LUTS

A prospective randomized controlled trial comparing the effect and safety of Piranha and VersaCut morcellation devices in transurethral holmium laser enucleation of the prostate.

May 23, 2022

Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP) is reported to be widely used in the surgical treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), which consists of two procedures: enucleation and morce...

Platelet Rich Plasma in Gynecology-Discovering Undiscovered-Review.

May 16, 2022

Regenerative medicine combines elements of tissue engineering and molecular biology aiming to support the regeneration and repair processes of damaged tissues, cells and organs. The most commonly used...

Copy number variation of urine exfoliated cells by low-coverage whole genome sequencing for diagnosis of prostate adenocarcinoma: a prospective cohort study.

May 09, 2022

Non-invasive, especially the urine-based diagnosis of prostate cancer (PCa) remains challenging. Although prostate cancer antigen (PSA) is widely used in prostate cancer screening, the false positives...

Effects of Chinese herbal medicine in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia: A nationwide cohort study in Taiwan.

May 02, 2022

Benign prostatic hyperplasia affects elderly males, with progression presenting the risk of urinary complications and eventual surgical intervention. We aimed to evaluate the effects of Chinese herbal...

Reliability and validity of assessment methods available in primary care for bladder outlet obstruction and benign prostatic obstruction in men with lower urinary tract symptoms: a systematic review.

May 02, 2022

To systematically review the literature regarding the reliability and validity of assessment methods available in primary care for bladder outlet obstruction or benign prostatic obstruction in men wit...

Relationship between severity of obstructive sleep apnea and benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Apr 25, 2022

The cause of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is controversial, local hypoxia and inflammation being the main two possibilities proposed. The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship betwe...

Benign prostatic hyperplasia wound after surgical removal in subjects on anticoagulant or antiplatelet therapy: A meta-analysis.

Apr 18, 2022

We performed a meta-analysis to evaluate the safety of benign prostatic hyperplasia wound after surgical removal in subjects on anticoagulant or antiplatelet therapy. A systematic literature search up...

The Epidemiology and Population-Based Studies of Women with Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms: A Systematic Review.

Apr 18, 2022

In this systematic review, we focused on epidemiology and population-based studies to identify recent realworld data of women with lower urinary tract symptoms. The PubMed, Scopus, and Cochrane databa...

The relationship of benign prostatic hyperplasia's symptoms severity with the risk of developing atrial fibrillation.

Apr 11, 2022

Attention is drawn to the increased incidence of atrial fibrillation (AF) in benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) patients recently. Early predicting of AF in these patients can help in decreasing its c...

Dutasteride add-on treatment to tadalafil for patients with benign prostatic enlargement is similarly effective as dutasteride add-on treatment to alpha blocker: a propensity-score matching analysis.

Apr 04, 2022

To investigate the efficacy of dutasteride add-on treatment to tadalafil in patients with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) suggestive of benign prostatic enlargement (BPE).A prospective study was c...

Cerebrovascular accident after transurethral resection of the prostate: A rare complication.

Apr 04, 2022

Benign prostatic hyperplasia is considered a worldwide disease among males in middle age. Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) is a wide used intervention for this condition. A few reports m...

I Can't Get No Satisfaction: Patient-reported Outcomes After Different Treatment Options for Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms.

Mar 28, 2022

Effective clinical management of benign prostatic obstruction is determined by the ability to address lower urinary tract symptoms as measured via patient-reported outcomes (PROs). Minimally invasive ...

Hot Topics in the Clinical Practice Guidelines for Treatment of Male Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms due to Benign Prostatic Obstruction.

Mar 28, 2022

Clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) are systematically developed statements to assist practitioners in patient decisions about appropriate health care. Appropriate methodologies and rigorous strategie...

5-Alpha Reductase Inhibitors and the Risk of Anemia among Men with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: A Population-based Cohort Study.

Mar 21, 2022

5-alpha reductase inhibitors (5αRIs) are effective for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). However, 5αRIs could lower levels of hemoglobin, increasing the risk of anemia.To compare ...

An update on urethral diverticula: Results from a large case series.

Mar 21, 2022

We aimed to describe the presentation, investigations, and management of patients with urethral diverticula and to review the importance of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in the diagnosis and surgic...

[Our experience of holmium laser enucleation of the prostate].

Mar 14, 2022

Surgical treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is influenced by a rapidly growing number of technologies.To determine the surgical potential of holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoL...

Effects of different types of hysterectomies on postoperative urodynamics and lower urinary tract symptoms.

Mar 07, 2022

To evaluate the effects of different hysterectomies-simple hysterectomy (SH) and radical hysterectomy (RH) with or without radiation therapy (RT) on urodynamics and lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS)...

Urinary hsv2-miR-H9 to hsa-miR-3659 ratio is an effective marker for discriminating prostate cancer from benign prostate hyperplasia in patients within the prostate-specific antigen grey zone.

Mar 07, 2022

Tumor microRNAs (miRNAs) are released to biofluids directly or indirectly. Although urinary miRNAs are promising non-invasive biomarkers for the diagnosis of prostate cancer (PCa), their clinical appl...

Salivary protein 7 of the brown planthopper functions as an effector for mediating tricin metabolism in rice plants.

Feb 28, 2022

The brown planthopper (BPH), Nilaparvata lugens, is an important pest that affects rice (Oryza sativa) production in Asia. The flavone tricin (5,7,4'-trihydroxy-3',5'-dimethoxy flavone) is a valuable ...

Tenascin C regulates cancer cell glycolysis and tumor progression in prostate cancer.

Feb 28, 2022

Tenascin C is a potential biomarker of cancer-associated fibroblasts and has been significantly associated with poor prognosis in patients with prostate cancer. However, the effects of Tenascin C in p...