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Performance of non-invasive tests in diagnosing BOO in men with LUTS

A large proportion of urology involves the treatment of bladder outflow obstruction (BOO) in men. Yet BOO in men is very difficult to accurately quantify with the only regular non-invasive test being uroflowmetry. Pressure flow urodynamics may be considered the...

Morbidity and mortality after surgery for LUTS

The market for bladder outflow obstruction surgery is currently wide open with new technologies such as Urolift® emerging. One of the key selling points of new technologies is the comparative safety and efficacy compared to traditional techniques such as transurethral...

LUTS among Caucasian-European men who have sex with men: findings from a real-life survey

This study is the first of its kind to report an association between men who have sex with men (MSM) and lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). Nine hundred and forty-nine consecutive individuals who presented to a uro-andrology clinic for complaints...

Prostatic artery embolisation versus sham

Randomised trials with use of sham is uncommon in the surgical literature, which makes this paper more interesting. Many different treatments are available for treating lower urinary tract symptoms / benign prostatic hyperplasia (LUTS / BPH). Prostatic artery embolisation (PAE)...

Practical Functional Urology

Whilst there is nothing unique in the individual chapters in this book it is rare for so many focused areas of interest to be integrated quite so well under one cover. The topics covered range from bladder emptying disorders to...

Benign prostatic hyperplasia: what are the benefits and harms of various surgical management options?

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is characterised by stromal and epithelial prostatic cell hyperplasia. The enlarged prostate may be associated with voiding and storage lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). These have been predominantly attributed to bladder outlet obstruction (BOO), assumed to...

Bladder outlet obstruction

Case 1 Define the zonal anatomy of the prostate: A, B and C What is the significance of Zone A and Zone C? Clasify the types of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) Which investigations should be routinely undertaken for a...

Tolerability and persistence in women prescribed mirabegron

Mirabegron is a beta-3 agonist used in the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB). Trials have shown reduced side-effects but equal efficacy when compared to anticholinergics. The authors wished to examine patients’ persistence with treatment, in a non-trial setting, over a...

BAUS BPH Meeting 2022

BAUS BPH Meeting 2022 By Rachel McLennan, Urology Registrar (ST5), Monklands Hospital, Glasgow. Over the last decade the number of treatment options for managing benign prostatic hyperplasia / lower urinary tract symptoms (BPH/LUTS) has grown substantially. Despite increased uptake of...

What is the significance of prostatic calcification?

This prospective study on men undergoing transrectal ultrasonography (TRUS) biopsies was performed to evaluate the prevalence and to classify prostatic calcification (PCalc) on TRUS and correlate the findings with histology. Images of the prostate were saved at three defined regions:...

Prostate artery embolisation

Introduction Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), a common condition associated with ageing, affects 50% of those between the ages of 50 and 60 years, and as many as 90% of those older than 80 years. BPH is characterised by unregulated, benign...

Men’s Health in Primary Care

Men’s health has lagged behind its female equivalent as a specific medical subject but, over the past decade, campaigns by men’s health groups have started to give it the prominence it deserves. This book sets out to be a comprehensive...