The treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasis

The prostate adenoma also called benign prostatic hyperplasia should be treated when it causes a significant impact on the urinary tract and exposed to the occurrence of complications. Among the various possible methods of treatment, enucleation of the prostate adenoma holmium laser (HOLEP®) described herein has a number of advantages. The benign prostatic hyperplasia (benign

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The role of alpha blockers in the treatment of prostate adenoma

In patients with moderate enlargement of the prostate and urinary tract symptoms of moderate intensity but nevertheless sufficiently embarrassed to claim that treatment, alpha blockers are often prescribed as first line. Alpha blocker is short for antagonist of alpha-adrenergic receptors, a class of drugs was initially developed for the treatment of hypertension. Alpha blockers allow

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Inhibiteurs de la 5 phosphodiestérase

PDE 5 inhibitors and combination therapy

Studies have established a physiological link between erectile dysfunction and the urinary symptoms that accompany BPH (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia). Prescribed for erectile dysfunction, phosphodiesterase-5 (PDE 5) inhibitors -including sildenafil (Viagra) and vardenafil (Levitra) as well as tadalafil- augment cyclic GMP, a chemical that relaxes smooth muscle in the penis, improving blood flow during sexual stimulation. PDE

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5-alpha-reductase inhibitor drugs for BPH

The two FDA-approved 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors, dutasteride (Avodart) and finasteride (Proscar), shrink the prostate, but they are relatively slow in having an effect and do not relieve urinary symptoms as reliably as the alpha blockers. 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors work by altering hormone ratios within the prostate. Specifically, they interfere with the action of 5-alpha reductase, an enzyme

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L’hypertrophie bénigne de la prostate (Adenome)

Benign prostatic hyperplasia and sexual dysfunction

Studies have shown Prostate Adenoma or ‘Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia’ (BPH) & erectile dysfunction (ED) are connected. The good news: efficient treatments to reduce ED do exist and help patient to maintain normal sex life in conjunction with sexologist assistance wherever needed.   Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is diagnosed when the prostate is

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Alpha blockers treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia

For men with moderate enlargement of the prostate and moderate urinary problems that are too bothersome not to treat, doctors often first prescribe an alpha blocker. Alpha blocker is shorthand for alpha-adrenergic–receptor antagonist, a class of medications that was originally approved to treat high blood pressure. Alpha blockers relax smooth muscle tissue by blocking the

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Benign Prostate Hyperplasia

The drug treatments for benign prostatic hyperplasia

Often a man’s lifestyle will determine how burdensome he finds benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Often medical treatment will be enough to relieve the worst symptoms, so the patient won’t need surgery. The symptoms that disrupt the daily activities of a man who is conducting business or traveling may not bother another man who spends much of his

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Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia – Urology exam procedure

If you experience the symptoms of BPH, see your doctor. Expect questions about your urinary flow problems, how long the symptoms have been present, and any prior genitourinary surgery or procedures. The most common symptoms of BPH involve changes or problems with urination. In medical articles, they are often grouped together and referred to as

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Adenome prostate

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) – Risk Factors

Around the time of a man’s 50th birthday (though sometimes sooner), his prostate begins to grow. This natural enlargement is called benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). It is called benign because it is not cancerous, and hyperplasia is the medical term for an increase in the number of cells in a tissue or an organ. BPH

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Benign prostatic hyperplasia

How Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) progresses?

As the prostate enlarges, it starts to press against the urethra and the bladder (see Figure below), like a foot stepping on a garden hose or fingers pinching a straw. This pressure eventually obstructs the flow of urine, forcing the bladder to squeeze harder to push urine through the urethra. But straining to urinate, although

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