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Acetylcholine for Male LUTS.
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PMID:  22923069     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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In this review, we present the evidence on the safety and efficacy of anticholinergic therapy for men with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and emphasize the data published over the past year. This review discusses two classes of medications whose mechanism of action attenuates the effect of acetylcholine on the LUT: anticholinergics and botulinum toxin. We review the randomized controlled trials that investigate the efficacy and side effects of anticholinergics when used in men with LUTS secondary to BPH. We emphasize new studies and developments that have been made in the past year.
Authors:
Steven J Weissbart; Bilal Chughtai; Dean Elterman; Richard Lee; Alexis Te; Steven Kaplan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-8-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current urology reports     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1534-6285     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr Urol Rep     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-8-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100900943     Medline TA:  Curr Urol Rep     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
James Buchanan Brady Department of Urology, Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, 525 East 68th Street, F9West, Box 261, New York, NY, 10065, USA.
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