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Sumitomo Makoto - - 2010
To evaluate the long-term outcomes of transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) immediately after high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) treatment for prostate cancer (CaP). The present retrospective study included 65 CaP patients who underwent HIFU alone and 64 patients who underwent TURP immediately after HIFU. HIFU treatment was carried out using ...
Drouin Sarah J - - 2012
To analyze clinical characteristics and pathologic findings in patients eligible for active surveillance (AS) who underwent radical prostatectomy (RP). We collected data from 495 patients who underwent RP during an 8-year period. We have then selected those who would have been eligible for AS according to 2 different sets of ...
Tomaszewski Jeffrey J - - 2010
Given the shorter half-life of cesium-131 (Cs-131) compared to iodine-125 (I-125), we hypothesized that initial PSA outcomes may differ. We compare initial PSA outcomes in men undergoing Cs-131 prostate brachytherapy to men treated with I-125. The first post-treatment PSA (obtained 3-6 months after the procedure) was compared in patients undergoing ...
Rahman M H - - 2010
This prospective study evaluates the effectiveness of uroflowmetry to follow up the patients of benign prostatic hyperplasia treated by transurethral resection of prostate. Total sixty eight patients of 50 to 70 years age group attending for the treatment of BPH with bladder outlet obstruction in the department of Urology, Bangabandhu ...
Allaparthi Satya B - - 2010
To determine the significance of prostate weight (PW) on clinical and pathological outcomes in patients undergoing da Vinci robot assisted laparoscopic extraperitoneal radical prostatectomy (EP-RARP). From November 2008 to January 2010, 295 men underwent EP-RARP at our institution. We retrospectively reviewed our database and stratified patients into four groups based ...
Wang Delin - - 2010
We prospectively evaluated the staging of benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) to decide transurethral resection of prostate (TURP) therapeutic modality and the final outcomes in patients with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) suggestive of BPH. Male patients above 50 years old presented with LUTS suggestive of BPH were included in this ...
Lerner Lori B - - 2010
Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP) is an excellent surgical treatment for patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia, but surgical complications are not well described. We set out to determine the predictors of stress incontinence (SUI) after HoLEP during the learning curve. A retrospective review of our institution's HoLEP database ...
Lee Seung Wook - - 2010
The objectives of this study were to evaluate whether morphologic differences correlated with urodynamic and clinical characteristics in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) with intravesical prostatic protrusion (IPP) of trilobar or bilobar adenoma. Between January 2008 and June 2009, 72 male patients who had undergone transurethral resection (TUR) owing ...
Kim Tae Im - - 2010
Approximately 20% to 30% of patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) require medication or supplementary treatment for their continuous irritative bladder symptoms after transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP). The purpose of this study was to identify any factors related to continuous bladder irritation in patients after TURP. Of all ...
Choi Yong Hyeuk - - 2010
To compare and analyze the therapeutic effects and changes in the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level with treatment with finasteride or dutasteride for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) for 1 year. We retrospectively investigated patients who suffered from BPH for 1 year between January 2005 and December 2008. For treatment groups, we ...
Izard Jason - - 2011
• To examine how the introduction of medical therapy for symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) might have changed the indications, patient characteristics and outcomes in men undergoing transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) over two decades (1988-2008). • All patients who underwent TURP for symptomatic BPH in a geographically defined ...
Rouprêt Morgan - - 2011
To review the indications and to assess the functional outcomes after placement of a new temporary urethral stent (TUS) in men with lower urinary tract dysfunction. We retrospectively reviewed the data of men with prostate obstruction and concomitant high-risk surgical status or neurological diseases between 2006 and 2008. TUS placement ...
Elmansy Hazem M - - 2010
PURPOSE: We evaluated the long-term results and durability of photoselective vaporization and holmium laser ablation as surgical treatment of small to medium prostates in a prospective, randomized study in men with obstructive benign prostatic hyperplasia. MATERIALS AND METHODS: From March 2005 to April 2007 we randomly allocated 109 patients with ...
Abraham Nitya E - - 2010
PURPOSE: Few groups have examined satisfaction after prostate cancer treatment. We determined 1) predictors of satisfaction between 3 months and 2 years after open radical retropubic prostatectomy, and 2) whether these factors are time dependent. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This prospective cohort study included 1,542 men who underwent radical retropubic prostatectomy ...
Manoharan M - - 2010
Active surveillance (AS) is an alternative to total prostatectomy (TP) in managing low-risk prostate cancer (PC). Our aim is to compare urologist reimbursement for managing low-risk PC by AS or TP. The urologist's reimbursement for TP includes the fee for the procedure and follow-up visits. For AS, our protocol involves ...
Hong Sung Kyu - - 2010
We investigated the functional outcomes regarding erectile function and urinary continence up to 5 years following radical prostatectomy (RP) in a cohort of Korean men. We retrospectively analyzed the clinicopathologic data of 85 Korean men who received open uni- or bilateral nerve-sparing RP for clinically localized prostate cancer and were ...
Pinkawa Michael - - 2011
Comparison of health-related quality of life after whole pelvic (WPRT) and prostate-only (PORT) external beam radiotherapy for prostate cancer. A group of 120 patients (60 in each group) was surveyed prospectively before radiation therapy (RT) (time A), at the last day of RT (time B), at a median time of ...
Michielsen Dirk P J - - 2010
To compare serum sodium changes and the incidence of transurethral resection (TUR) syndrome after monopolar transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) and bipolar transurethral resection in saline (TURIS) for symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia. Between January 2005 and August 2009, 550 consecutive patients with symptomatic benign prostate hyperplasia underwent TURP, by ...
Shore Neal D - - 2010
Compare safety and tolerability of the Prolieve(®) System with the Targis(®) System using objective and subjective measures. Thirty-four men with symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) were randomized to a single treatment with either the Prolieve or Targis system; 30 were treated and then followed for 6 months. After post-treatment bladder ...
Yoshida Masaki - - 2010
To evaluate the action mechanism of α(1)-receptor blockers in improving nocturia, we have studied effectiveness of tamsulosin hydrochloride (TAM) in the patients with nocturia associated with lower urinary tract symptoms/benign prostatic hyperplasia (LUTS/BPH). LUTS/BPH patients with nocturia (nocturnal frequency ≥2 times per day) were administered TAM (0.2 mg/day) for 8 weeks. ...
Anceschi R - - 2010
The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of pre-treatment with Serenoa repens (Permixon®) in reducing intra- and postoperative complications of surgical treatments of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). A total of 144 patients with BPH, who were candidates for transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) and open prostatectomy ...
Brodak Milos - - 2010
The efficacy of the bipolar endoscopic resection for anastomotic stricture was assessed and compared with holmium laser treatment. We studied a cohort of 39 patients with anastomotic strictures in years 1999 to 2007. Twenty-two patients had undergone bipolar resection, and 17 patients had undergone holmium laser treatment. The mean age ...
Li Liao-Yuan - - 2010
Erectile dysfunction (ED) represents a common quality-of-life issue of any treatment used for prostate cancer, including high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) and targeted cryoablation of the prostate (TCAP). There is a paucity of comparative studies regarding the difference in the erectile function and penile size of patients undergoing HIFU or TCAP. ...
Hwang Jin Chul - - 2010
To examine the efficacy and safety of holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP) for the surgical treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia and to estimate the time to overcome the learning curve. From May 2008 to October 2009, 164 consecutive patients treated with HoLEP were enrolled in this study. International ...
Moskovic Daniel J - - 2010
Early post-radical prostatectomy (RP) erectile preservation (EP) therapy may be critical to preserve erections after surgery. To assess if pre-RP female sexual function predicts of partner compliance with an EP protocol. Compliance, defined as use of localized penile EP therapy (intracavernosal injections [ICIs], vacuum erection device [VED], or alprostadil) at ...
Martin Aaron D - - 2011
Study Type - Therapy (case series) Level of Evidence 4 What's known on the subject? and What does the study add? Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate is rapidly gaining popularity as an alternative and in some institutions a replacement for standard transurethral resection of the prostate. It has been proven ...
Parker Walter R - - 2011
Study Type - Therapy (outcomes research) Level of Evidence 2c What's known on the subject? and What does the study add? Previous studies typically assessed early outcomes (≤2 years) after prostatectomy often without individual pre-operative scores for comparison. Our study followed patients and provides long term results, five years post-operatively, and ...
Jacobs Bruce L - - 2011
The present study evaluates the severity and time to resolution of bowel symptoms in men undergoing prostate brachytherapy (PB) with cesium-131 ((131)Cs). A longitudinal, prospective study of patients who had undergone PB with (131)Cs at a single institution was performed. All patients were asked to complete the Expanded Prostate Cancer ...
Zhao Zhigang - - 2010
Plasmakinetic enucleation of the prostate (PKEP) has recently been proved a safe and technically feasible procedure for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). However, its long-term safety, efficacy, and durability in comparison with the gold-standard transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) have not yet been reported. To report the 3-yr follow-up results ...
Moskovic Daniel J - - 2011
Radical prostatectomy (RP) is a common technique for managing prostate cancer. Concern regarding functional outcomes in patients prompted the development of nerve sparing to improve recovery of erectile function. To assess if a cumulative nerve damage grading system is a more precise predictor of recovery of erectile function as compared ...
Levine Laurence A - - 2010
Erectile dysfunction (ED) frequently accompanies Peyronie's disease (PD) and changes the therapeutic approach. To evaluate a single-center experience with inflatable penile prostheses (IPP) in men with medication refractory ED and PD. Ninety men underwent placement of an IPP with straightening maneuvers as necessary to address their deformity and ED. Preoperative ...
Rabbani Farhang - - 2010
Given the paucity of literature on the time course of recovery of erectile function (EF) after radical prostatectomy (RP), many publications have led patients and clinicians to believe that erections are unlikely to recover beyond 2 years after RP. We sought to determine the time course of recovery of EF ...
Ko Young Hwii - - 2010
To gain beneficial effects in the management of high-risk prostate cancer, an integrated approach that combines local therapy and androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) was used. We compared biochemical responses between primary cryosurgical ablation of the prostate (CSAP) combined with prolonged ADT and radiation combined with ADT, which is the established ...
Skolarus Ted A - - 2010
For radical prostatectomy, the advantages of robotic surgery may facilitate precise dissection and improve functional outcomes. However, patients with larger prostates may still pose increased challenges because of impaired visualization and mobility in the pelvis. For this reason, we undertook a study to better understand the relationships between large prostate ...
Patel Vipul R - - 2010
• To evaluate early trifecta outcomes after robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) performed by a high-volume surgeon. • We evaluated prospectively 1100 consecutive patients who underwent RARP performed by one surgeon. In all, 541 men were considered potent before RARP; of these 404 underwent bilateral full nerve sparing and were included ...
Stranne Johan - - 2010
Observational data indicate that retropubic radical prostatectomy (RRP) for prostate cancer (PCa) may induce inguinal hernia (IH) formation. Little is known about the influence of robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RALP) on IH risk. To compare the incidence of IH after RRP and RALP to that of nonoperated patients with PCa and ...
Taussky Daniel - - 2010
Among men who underwent permanent seed prostate brachytherapy, we aimed to: 1) investigate: whether development of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) after permanent seed prostate brachytherapy was associated with suboptimal erectile function before brachytherapy, and 2) identify factors that are associated with normal erectile function before brachytherapy. We analyzed data ...
Djavan Bob - - 2010
Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) has been the gold standard of the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). In recent years there has been a significant shift in the treatment of BPH and guidelines emphasize minimally invasive surgery as a new treatment option. Minimal invasive technologies (MITs), such as ...
Michielsen Dirk P J - - 2010
PURPOSE: To compare the incidence of urethral strictures after monopolar transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) and bipolar transurethral resection in saline (TURIS) for symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Between January 2005 and January 2009, 518 patients with symptomatic benign prostate hyperplasia underwent either monopolar or bipolar resection. ...
Choi Seong Beom - - 2010
The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) on erectile function. A total of 108 patients treated with TURP were retrospectively evaluated. All patients were evaluated 1, 3, and 6 months after TURP by use of the International Prostate Symptom Score ...
Lee Chang Ju - - 2010
To investigate changes in nocturia and predictive factors for improvement after photoselective vaporization of the prostate (PVP) for patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). A total of 103 patients who complained of nocturia of >/=2 times per night on baseline frequency-volume chart (FVC) and who underwent PVP were included in ...
Anceschi R - - 2010
AIM: The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of pre-treatment with Serenoa repens (Permixon(R)) in reducing intra- and postoperative complications of surgical treatments of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). METHODS: A total of 144 patients with BPH, who were candidates for transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) and ...
Buschemeyer W Cooper WC - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: Caloric restriction (CR) delays cancer growth in animals, though translation to humans is difficult. We hypothesized intermittent fasting (i.e., intermittent extreme CR), may be better tolerated and prolong survival of prostate cancer (CaP) bearing mice. METHODS: We conducted a pilot study by injecting 105 male individually-housed SCID mice with ...
Lee Hyo Serk - - 2010
Transrectal ultrasonography (TRUS) is a non-invasive modality widely used in urology on an outpatient basis to measure the volume and anatomical structure of the prostate. However, the prostate volume measured by TRUS often varies from test to test. The aim of this study was to determine the clinical significance of ...
Stensvold Andreas - - 2011
Abstract Background. We studied compliance to guidelines of curative treatments in prostate cancer (PCa), which were of special interest due to recent introduction of new treatment technologies and the fact that there existed a real choice between surgery and radiotherapy. Material and methods. We did retrospective analyses of guidelines adherence ...
Celentano Valerio - - 2010
Rectal cancer surgery is impaired by a high rate of postoperative sexual dysfunction cause of frequent nerve injuries. The aim of this study was to prospectively evaluate sexual function in a group of male patients after total mesorectal excision (TME) for rectal cancer, using an autonomic nerve sparing technique. All ...
Descazeaud Aurélien - - 2011
To assess the impact of oral anticoagulation (OA) on morbidity of transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP). OA included warfarin and platelet aggregation inhibitors (PAI). Multicenter analysis of patients operated for symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) by TURP. Patients under OA were compared to those with no OA. Out of ...
Stolzenburg Jens-Uwe - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To compare the outcome of intrafascial nerve-sparing endoscopic extraperitoneal radical prostatectomy (nsEERPE) with interfascial (standard) nsEERPE. METHODS: Four-hundred patients underwent nsEERPE; 200 patients underwent bilateral intrafascial nsEERPE (group A) and 200 bilateral standard nsEERPE (group B). Tumor stages of T1 and T2a, prostate-specific antigen level <10 ng/mL, maximal Gleason ...
Sugimoto Mikio - - 2010
OBJECTIVES: The present study was carried out to analyze pathological features of prostatectomy specimens performed at different timing and trigger during active surveillance. METHODS: One hundred and thirty-four patients that fit a selection condition similar to the so-called Hopkins' criteria were enrolled into the present study between January 2002 and ...
Skriapas K - - 2010
An attractive alternative for the management of benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) is the use of 80 W potassium titanyl phosphate (KTP). We evaluated the efficacy and safety of this procedure in patients with bladder outlet obstruction (BOO). A total of 171 patients with obstructive BPH underwent the 80 W potassium-titanyl-phosphate ...
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