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BPH/LUTS

The octopamine receptor, OA2B2, modulates stress resistance and reproduction in Nilaparvata lugens Stål (Hemiptera: Delphacidae).

Sep 06, 2021

The brown planthopper (BPH), Nilaparvata lugens (Stål) is a resurgent pest of rice crops throughout Asia. We recently discovered that octopamine (OA) and OA2B2 operate in the BPH mating system, where...

Patients with renal transplant and moderate-to-severe LUTS benefit from urodynamic evaluation and early transurethral resection of the prostate.

Sep 06, 2021

To assess long-term renal function and micturition pattern of males submitted to transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) for moderate-to-severe lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) after renal t...

Mast cell function in prostate inflammation, fibrosis, and smooth muscle cell dysfunction.

Aug 26, 2021

Intraurethral inoculation of mice with uropathogenic E. coli (CP1) results in prostate inflammation, fibrosis, and urinary dysfunction, recapitulating some but not all of the pathognomonic clinical fe...

The Impact of Movement, Physical Activity and Position on Urine Production: A Pilot Study.

Aug 26, 2021

Many different internal factors have been proven to influence urine production such as age, weight, and quality of sleep. External factors such as consumption of caffeine and fluid consumption have be...

Benign prostatic hyperplasia and cardiovascular risk: a prospective study among Chinese men.

Aug 26, 2021

To examine the prospective association of BPH with subsequent risk of CVD, including heart disease and stroke.We used data from China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study of 5242 Chinese men aged ...

Efficacy and tolerability of doxazosin gastro-intestinal therapeutic system versus tamsulosin in patients with lower urinary tract symptoms associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Aug 23, 2021

Alpha1-adrenoceptor antagonists (α1-blockers) are first-line drugs for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms associated with benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH). Doxazosin gastrointestinal ther...

Prostatic Artery Embolization: Indications, Preparation, Techniques, Imaging Evaluation, Reporting, and Complications.

Aug 23, 2021

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a noncancerous growth of the transitional zone of the prostate, which surrounds the prostatic urethra. Consequently, it can cause lower urinary tract symptoms (LU...

Systematic review and meta-analysis identify significant relationships between clinical anxiety and lower urinary tract symptoms.

Aug 19, 2021

Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), such as voiding symptoms, overactive bladder, and interstitial cystitis, and anxiety disorders are often comorbid conditions in patients. However, the existing evi...

Seven-membered Cyclic Potassium Diamidoalumanyls.

Aug 19, 2021

The seven-membered cyclic potassium alumanyl species, [{SiN Mes }AlK] 2 [{SiN Mes } = {CH 2 SiMe 2 N(Mes)} 2 ; Mes = 2,4,6-Me 3 C 6 H 2 ], which adopts a dimeric structure supported by flanking K-aryl...

Urinary adenosine triphosphate and nitric oxide levels in patients with underactive bladder: a preliminary study.

Aug 19, 2021

Various in vitro and in vivo animal studies have shown that adenosine triphosphate (ATP) has a stimulatory role and nitric oxide (NO) has an inhibitory role in modulating bladder contractility. Howeve...

Open simple prostatectomy and robotic simple prostatectomy for large benign prostatic hyperplasia: Comparison of safety and efficacy.

Aug 16, 2021

To compare the safety and efficacy of open simple prostatectomy (OSP) and robotic simple prostatectomy (RSP) for the treatment of large benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).We retrospectively reviewed t...

Scandium Reduced Arene Complex: Protonation and Reaction with Azobenzene.

Aug 16, 2021

Reactivity of the reduced anthracene complex of scandium [Li(thf) 3 ][Sc{N( t Bu)Xy} 2 (anth)] ( 2-anth-Li ) (Xy = 3,5-Me 2 C 6 H 3 ; anth = C 14 H 10 2- , thf = tetrahydrofuran) toward Brönsted acid...

Evaluation of pedometer use in men with lower urinary tract symptoms: a randomized clinical trial.

Aug 16, 2021

To assess the effect of a pedometer use in men aged between 50 and 59 years presenting lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS).A single-center, not blind clinical trial with two parallel groups and equal...

The Risk of Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) in Men with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Treated with 5-Alpha Reductase Inhibitors (5ARIs).

Aug 12, 2021

Many men receive 5-alpha reductase inhibitors (5ARIs) for ongoing treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The increased risk of cardiovascular complications with 5ARIs has been documented in ...

Preserving ejaculatory function in young patients with lower urinary tract symptoms: medium- to long-term follow-up of prostatic urethral lift at a single center.

Aug 12, 2021

Prostatic urethral lift (Urolift™) is a minimally invasive technique to treat male lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTSs) due to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The aim of the present study w...

Robotic-Assisted vs. Open Simple Prostatectomy for Large Prostates: A Meta-Analysis.

Aug 09, 2021

To compare the efficacy and safety of robotic-assisted simple prostatectomy and open simple prostatectomy for large benign prostatic hyperplasia. We systematically searched the Cochrane Library, Pub...

Curcumin attenuates prostatic hyperplasia caused by inflammation up-regulation of bone morphogenetic protein and activin membrane-bound inhibitor.

Aug 09, 2021

Inflammation and epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) play important roles in the occurrence and development of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH); curcumin exerts anti-proliferative, anti-inflamma...

The UroLift implant: mechanism behind rapid and durable relief from prostatic obstruction.

Aug 09, 2021

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is an affliction of the aging male population that contributes to bothersome and disruptive lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). The UroLift® implant has been devel...

Spinal versus general anesthesia for Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate of high-risk patients - A propensity-score-matched-analysis.

Aug 05, 2021

To compare perioperative management and functional outcome of spinal anesthesia (SpA) to general anesthesia (GA) in high-risk patients treated for lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) with Holmium lase...

Effects of inflammatory prostatitis on the development and progression of benign prostatic hyperplasia: A literature review.

Aug 05, 2021

Benign prostatic hyperplasia is a major disease that affects the quality of life of middle-aged and older men. Although >70% of men aged >70 years have pathological benign prostatic hyperplasia...