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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 ...
Locke Jennifer A - - 2010
OBJECTIVES: Finasteride has been shown to prolong the time off-treatment in men with prostate cancer during intermittent androgen suppression therapy, but it is not clear whether this results from an increase in prostate-specific antigen (PSA) doubling time or a delay in PSA responsiveness to regained testicular function. In the following ...
Sciarra Alessandro - - 2010
Surgical technique, patient characteristics and method of pathological review may influence surgical margin (SM) status. Positive surgical margin (SM+) rates of 14% to 46% have been reported in different radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP) series. We evaluated the effect of an anterograde versus retrograde approach to RRP and specifically focused on ...
Al-Ansari Abdulla - - 2010
Photoselective vaporization (PVP) with the GreenLight HPS 120-W laser (GLL) was recently introduced for treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). To compare results of GLL PVP and transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) for treatment of BPH. A total of 120 patients with BPH were randomly assigned to two equal ...
Ku Ja Hyeon - - 2010
To investigate the factors that influence treatment satisfaction after high-power potassium-titanyl-phosphate (KTP) laser vaporization of the prostate, we compared the characteristics between patients who were satisfied and those who were not satisfied. In all, 97 patients aged between 53-82 years (median age 67 years) underwent high-power KTP laser vaporization of ...
Frieben Ryan W - - 2010
A systematic review of randomized controlled trials and cohort studies was conducted to evaluate data for the effects of minimally invasive procedures for treatment of symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) on male sexual function. The studies searched were trials that enrolled men with symptomatic BPH who were treated with laser ...
Montorsi F - - 2010
To investigate the effect of combination therapy with dutasteride plus tamsulosin compared with each monotherapy on patient-reported health outcomes over 4 years in men with moderate-to-severe lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) because of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). CombAT was a 4-year international, double-blind, randomised, parallel-group trial in men (n = ...
Bruyère Franck - - 2010
Even though transurethral resection of the prostate remains the gold standard treatment for lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) refractory to medical therapy, photoselective vaporization of the prostate (PVP) has become a popular alternative. Early PVP studies seem encouraging, but few data exist regarding the effect of PVP on sexual function ...
Briganti Alberto - - 2010
No multivariable model is currently available for the prediction of erectile function (EF) recovery after bilateral nerve sparing radical prostatectomy (BNSRP). The aim of this study was to develop a novel preoperative risk stratification aimed at assessing the probability of EF recovery after BNSRP. The International Index of Erectile Function ...
Umunna J I - - 2010
Clot obstruction often complicates transvesical prostatectomy. Any measure that prevents this will be a great relief to both surgeon and patient. To demonstrate that packing the prostatic fossa with roller gauze bandage after transvesical prostatectomy can prevent post-operative clot blockage of bladder drainage . Charts of all patients who had ...
Kariotis Ioannis - - 2010
To determine whether the peri-procedural administration of low-dose aspirin increases the risk of bleeding complications for patients undergoing extended prostate biopsies. From February 2007 to September 2008, 530 men undergoing extended needle biopsies were divided in two groups; those receiving aspirin and those not receiving aspirin. The morbidity of the ...
Ballesteros Sampol Juan José - - 2010
To present 4 cases with "undetectable" PSA levels (PSA <0.15 ng/ml) long-term postoperative follow-up after retropubic adenomectomy for BPH METHODS: They come from a series of 70 consecutive cases of retropubic prostatic adenomectomies, monitored and controlled at the hospital in their biochemical, histological and morphometric analysis for 5 years following ...
Albaugh Jeffrey A - - 2010
Erectile dysfunction is the most common side effect after prostatectomy. There are currently five categories of available treatment options for erectile dysfunction for men following radical prostatectomy. The first and most common treatment is oral phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors (sildenafil, vardenafil, or tadalafil). Despite their popularity, these medications do not ...
Kim Hyung Suk - - 2010
We investigated 2-year follow-up outcomes of patients who underwent potassium-titanyl-phosphate (KTP)-photoselective vaporization of the prostate (PVP) laser therapy for symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Of a total of 169 patients who underwent 80 W KTP-PVP by a single surgeon, we retrospectively analyzed the clinical data of 74 patients who completed ...
Arratia-Maqueo Jorge A JA Department of Urology, Hospital Universitario Dr Jose E Gonzalez, UANL, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, - - 2010
SUMMAR OBJECTIVES: To find the detection rate of prostate cancer (PCa) in our population with PSA values between 2.6 and 4 ng/ml. We included 33 consecutive patients with a median age of 66 years, that had a Transrectal Ultrasound (TRUS) guided biopsy with PSA between 2.6-4 ng/ml. Patients were divided ...
Mwamukonda Kuwong B - - 2010
High-flow priapism (HFP) may occur secondary to perineal trauma, congenital arterial malformations, and iatrogenic insults. In cases that do not resolve spontaneously, standard management is by selective embolization, resulting in resolution rates as high as 78%; however, erectile dysfunction (ED) is a frequent complication, occurring in up to 39% of ...
Ou Yen Chuan - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: Robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RALP) is gaining popularity for treating localized prostate cancer. We aimed to analyze the learning curve of a single surgeon using RALP in Taiwan. METHODS: Medical records of 100 consecutive patients who underwent RALP were retrospectively reviewed. Preoperative, perioperative and postoperative parameters between patients in ...
McCullough Andrew R - - 2010
To our knowledge we report the first large, randomized, prospective penile rehabilitation clinical trial to compare the effectiveness of nightly intraurethral alprostadil vs sildenafil citrate after nerve sparing prostatectomy. We performed a prospective, randomized, open label, multicenter American study in men with normal erectile function who underwent bilateral nerve sparing ...
Ou Rubiao - - 2010
We compared the safety and efficacy of transvesical prostatectomy (TVP) and transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) for prostate greater than 80 mL in a prospective randomized trial. Eighty patients with urodynamic obstruction and prostate volume >80 mL were prospectively randomized and assigned to TVP or TURP. Patients were assessed ...
Zwahlen Daniel R - - 2011
To report on prostate-specific antigen (PSA) "bounces" after (125)I prostate brachytherapy to review the relationship to biochemical control and correlate both clinical and dosimetric variables. We analyzed 194 hormone-naive patients with a follow-up of ≥ 3 years. Four bounce definitions were applied: an increase of ≥ 0.2 ng/mL (definition I), ...
Nikoobakht Mohammadreza - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effect of intraprostatic botulinum toxin type A (BoNTA, Dysport) injection on lower urinary tract symptoms, prostate-specific antigen (PSA), prostate volume (PV), peak urine flow rate (Q(max)) and postvoiding residue (PVR), and to evaluate the role of PV in the treatment outcome. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Seventy-two men ...
Yamanishi Tomonori - - 2010
To investigate urodynamically the effects of silodosin, a new alpha(1A)-adrenoceptor-selective antagonist, in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Thirty six male patients with BPH (69.9 +/- 7.3 years), who were referred as candidates for surgery, were treated with silodosin (4 mg twice daily). The total International Prostate Symptom Score ...
Kwon Young Kee - - 2010
Asymptomatic chronic inflammation of the prostate is a common finding in benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). We investigated how the chronic inflammation affects medical treatment for BPH. One pathologist reviewed the chronic inflammation of 82 BPH patients who underwent transrectal ultrasonography (TRUS)-guided needle biopsy. The extent of chronic inflammation was classified ...
Crook Juanita - - 2010
PURPOSE: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication is used to reduce prostate edema and urinary symptoms following prostate brachytherapy. We hypothesized that a cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitor regimen started 1 week prior to seed implant might diminish the inflammatory response, thus reducing edema, retention rates, and symptom severity. METHODS AND MATERIALS: From March 2004 ...
Abdel-Hakim Amr M - - 2010
OBJECTIVES: To report our experience with the first 230 cases of holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP) performed in a single center. METHODS: A total of 230 cases of HoLEP were performed between June 2007 and June 2008. Mean age of patients was 69.8 +/- 10.3 years, and 21.3% ...
Krambeck Amy E - - 2010
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Open simple prostatectomy has been considered the treatment of choice for symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) of large prostates because traditional endoscopic techniques have not proven either effective or feasible. We present our experience with holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP) for glands >175 cc. METHODS: ...
Adiyat Kishore T - - 2010
Many urologists recommend a six-week time interval between a prostate biopsy and a total prostatectomy (TP) to allow the biopsy induced inflammation to subside. Our aim was to assess whether the time interval between prostate biopsy and TP has an impact on the surgical outcome. A retrospective analysis was performed ...
Uberoi Jayant - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: Preoperative determination of pathologic outcomes in patients with high-risk prostate cancer is challenging because of limitations of existing nomograms. We aimed to assess whether certain preoperative clinical and pathologic characteristics correlate with pathologic outcome in high-risk prostate cancer patients who underwent robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RALP). METHODS: A retrospective ...
Karatas Omer F - - 2010
A considerable percentage of patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) also have additional cardiac pathologies, which often require anticoagulant therapy. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of photoselective vaporization of the prostate (PVP) for BPH in cardiac patients receiving anticoagulant therapy. A total of ...
Singhania Piyush - - 2010
Transurethral resection syndrome is an uncommon but potentially life threatening complication. Various irrigating solutions have been used, normal saline being the most physiological. The recent availability of bipolar cautery has permitted the use of normal saline irrigation. In a randomized prospective study, we compared the safety and efficacy of bipolar ...
Pourmand Gholamreza - - 2010
To determine the prevalence of pre and post prostatectomy related urinary tract infection and its correlation with peri-operative events, we studied 120 patients who underwent prostatectomy due to benign prostatic hypertrophy from September 2005 to September 2006. Urine cultures were performed before the operations, after a week, and three months ...
Hoekstra Robert J - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To compare long-term results of transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP), contact laser prostatectomy (CLP) and electrovaporization of the prostate (EVAP) in men with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) suggestive of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). PATIENTS AND METHODS: Between 1996 and 2001, a prospective, randomized controlled trial was conducted ...
Engeler D S - - 2010
We compared bipolar and monopolar TURP in a prospective controlled study at two urology centers. The objective of the study was to establish whether there were differences between the two methods with regard to frequency of the transurethral resection (TUR) syndrome, amount of fluid absorbed during surgery, risk of hemorrhage, ...
Thompson Anna - - 2010
PURPOSE: To evaluate the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) kinetics of PSA failure (PSAf) and PSA bounce (PSAb) after permanent (125)I prostate brachytherapy (PB). METHODS AND MATERIALS: The study included 1,006 consecutive low and "low tier" intermediate-risk patients treated with (125)I PB, with a potential minimum follow-up of 4 years. Patients who ...
Lo K L - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To compare the short-term outcome of patients undergoing robot-assisted versus open radical prostatectomy. DESIGN: Retrospective analysis of prospectively collected data. SETTING: A university teaching hospital in Hong Kong. PATIENTS: Twenty consecutive cases having robot-assisted radical prostatectomy were compared with the last 20 cases of open radical prostatectomy (prior to ...
Kawachi Yoshio - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: This study evaluated the 5-year failure rate of naftopidil (NAF) or tamsulosin hydrochloride (TAM) in lower urinary tract symptoms associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH/LUTS) and compared the prognostic factor of two alpha(1)-blockers. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A total of 131 patients with International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS) >or= 8 ...
Eckman Mark H - - 2010
OBJECTIVES: Multiple options with similar cure rates exist for men with localized adenocarcinoma of the prostate. Therefore, treatment-related morbidity is a major consideration for treatment selection. We present a descriptive, longitudinal analysis of genitourinary and bowel symptoms following treatment in a brachytherapy registry at the University of Cincinnati. METHODS: Between ...
Aktoz T - - 2010
We assessed the analgesic efficacy of levobupivacaine when administered as an adjuvant to diclofenac sodium in prostate biopsy pain management and effects of prostate biopsy on sexual function. Ninety patients underwent transrectal ultrasound (TRUS)-guided biopsy of the prostate and were randomly assigned to three groups: group D received diclofenac sodium ...
Park Ju Hyun - - 2010
This study was conducted to perform a comparative analysis of the efficacy and safety of photoselective vaporization of the prostate (PVP) for treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men with a prostate volume greater than 60 cc. The clinical data of 249 men with symptomatic BPH who underwent PVP ...
Liguori Giovanni - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To determine the feasibility and efficacy of transarterial embolization (TAE) in haemorrhagic urological emergencies, and to assess the perioperative morbidity, effect of timing of intervention on the requirement for blood transfusion, and the long-term follow-up. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Between October 1997 and March 2009, 44 patients (30 men and ...
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