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BPH/LUTS

Management of erectile dysfunction and LUTS/incontinence: the two most common, long-term side effects of prostate cancer treatment.

Feb 28, 2020

The two major long-term concerns associated with different options for the management of prostate cancer, (including surgery, radiotherapy, brachytherapy, cryotherapy, HIFU, etc.) include difficulties...

Progesterone Receptor Expression in the Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Prostate Cancer Tissues, Relation with Transcription, Growth Factors, Hormone Reception and Components of the AKT/mTOR Signaling Pathway.

Feb 28, 2020

Progesterone receptor (PR) is a critical regulator in reproductive tissues that controls a variety of cellular processes. The objective of the study was to study the PR expression in patients with ben...

[Multicenter comparison of complications after robot-assisted and open simple prostatectomy].

Feb 28, 2020

Robot-assisted simple prostatectomy (RASP) is a relatively new minimally invasive procedure for surgical treatment to manage symptomatic, therapy-refractory benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) in prost...

Increased Estrogen Levels Altered MicroRNA Expression in Prostate and Plasma of Rats Dosed with Sex Hormones.

Feb 28, 2020

Elevated estrogen (E) levels caused by aging or exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals are related to prostate disease development. Sixty to seventy percent of prostate cancer or benign prostatic ...

The underlying mechanism of metabolic syndrome on benign prostatic hyperplasia and prostate volume.

Feb 28, 2020

To investigate the potential mechanism of the effect of metabolic syndrome (MetS) on prostate volume (PV) and the risk of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)/lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and the...

Gene Participates in Regulating Autophagy and Fission of Mitochondria in the Brown Planthopper, .

Feb 25, 2020

Autophagy plays multiple roles in regulating various physiological processes in cells. However, we currently lack a systematic analysis of autophagy and the autophagy-related gene 1 in the brown plan...

Super early detailed assessment of lower urinary tract symptoms after holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP): a prospective study.

Feb 25, 2020

To prospectively investigate early and consecutive changes of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), specifically storage symptoms after holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP).Patients referr...

Relationship between each IPSS item score and erectile dysfunction in the Korean Internet Sexuality Survey (KISS): do men with weak streams have low sexual function?

Feb 25, 2020

The current results show that lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and erectile dysfunction (ED) are co-prevalent conditions. The objective of this study was to determine which LUTS among seven items o...

Association of Angiotensin I Converting Enzyme Insertion/287 bp Deletion Polymorphisms and Proliferative Prostatic Diseases among Lebanese Men.

Feb 25, 2020

Angiotensin I converting enzyme (ACE) insertion (I) and 287 bp Alu repeat DNA fragment deletion (D) polymorphisms have been indicated in various cancers. Here, we investigated I/D polymorphisms in p...

Therapeutic Use of Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy Reduces Prostate Volume and Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.

Feb 25, 2020

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) etiology remains poorly understood, but chronic low-grade inflammation plays a role. Pulsed Electro Magnetic Field therapy (PEMF) (1-50Hz) are effective in reducing ...

Are oxidative stress and ischemia significant causes of bladder damage leading to lower urinary tract dysfunction? Report from the ICI-RS 2019.

Feb 18, 2020

Several studies indicate that pelvic ischemia and oxidative stress may play a significant role in lower urinary tract dysfunction (LUTD), including detrusor overactivity (DO)/overactive bladder (OAB) ...

Late onset hypogonadism (LOH): Prostate safety.

Feb 18, 2020

There have always been concerns regarding Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) and prostate safety because of the central role of Testosterone (T) in prostate tissue. Even though there is a body of ...

Clinical Efficacy of Silodosin in Patients with Severe Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Related to Benign Prostatic Obstruction: A Pooled Analysis of Phase 3 and 4 Trials.

Feb 18, 2020

We performed a post hoc analysis of data from phase 3 and 4 studies to evaluate the efficacy of silodosin 8mg in patients with severe lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) related to benign prostatic ob...

Postoperative Urinary Retention in Patients Undergoing Lung Resection: Incidence and Risk Factors.

Feb 18, 2020

The purpose of this study was to 1) determine the incidence of POUR in patients undergoing lung resection at our institution; 2) identify differences in potential risk factors between patients who did...

Inflammation is a target of medical treatment for lower urinary tract symptoms associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Feb 18, 2020

To review the role of a persistent prostatic inflammatory status (PIS) in the development and progression of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) associated with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and ...

Pathological characteristics of CD40/CD40L and NF-κB proteins related to inflammation in benign prostatic hyperplasia tissue: a retrospective study of 120 cases.

Jan 24, 2020

This paper aims to investigate the pathological characteristics of CD40/CD40L and NF-κB proteins related to inflammation in benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) tissue, as well as the outcomes of infla...

miR-27b expression in diagnosis and evaluation prognosis of prostate cancer.

Jan 24, 2020

The aim of study was to investigate the expression of microRNA-27b in different prostate tissues and its anti-tumor effects in prostate cancer.Measuring the expression of microRNA-27b, evaluating the ...

Associations of gene polymorphisms with the development and clinical progression of benign prostatic hyperplasia: a case-control study in northern Chinese population.

Jan 24, 2020

This study aims to explore the effect of gene polymorphisms of 5a-reduction enzyme (), steroidogenic cytochrome P-450 17alpha-hydroxylase (), aromatase cytochrome P450 family 19 () and vita-min D rece...

Readability of pelvic floor dysfunction questionnaires.

Jan 24, 2020

The National Institutes of Health and Center for Disease Control recommend the readability of self-administered patient questionnaires to be written at or below a sixth to eight grade reading level. T...

Efficacy and safety of 1470-nm Diode Laser Enucleation of the Prostate in Individuals with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Continuously Administered Oral Anticoagulants or Antiplatelet Drugs.

Jan 24, 2020

To evaluate the efficacy and safety of 1470-nm Diode Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (DiLEP) in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) continuously receiving oral anticoagulants or antipla...