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Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is the most common urological disease in elderly men worldwide. BPH causes prostate enlargement and is associated with bladder outlet obstruction and various lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) [1]. BPH can also cause the deterioration of urinary function and quality of life and increase the risk of both urinary tract infection (UTI) and acute urinary retention, which...

He Haiqing et al.
BMC Urology 2020; 20(1): 49
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Water vapor thermal therapy with the Rezūm™ System utilizes convectively delivered thermal energy to target ablation of obstructive prostatic tissue. This minimally invasive surgical treatment now has a substantial history as an efficient, effective, and safe modality to treat clinically significant BPH [1–4]. The procedure is currently recommended for ablation of lateral and n lobes...

McVary Kevin T. et al.
Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases 2020; 23(2): 303-8
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The prevalence of prostate cancer (PC) and high mortality associated with the diagnosis, advocate for new stable biomarkers to guide treatment and diagnosis. This is especially important considering the development of castration‐resistant prostate cancer (CRPC), where tumor progression commences despite systemic depletion of androgens in association with maintained androgen receptor (AR) signaling....

Anna Linder PhD et al.
The Prostate 2020; AOP: 10.1002/pros.23994
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Focal therapy (FT) has emerged as an alternative to radical treatments for selecting men diagnosed with localized prostate cancer (PCa). While radical approaches such as external-beam radiation therapy (EBRT) or radical prostatectomy (RP) provide good oncological control, these can lead to significant genitourinary and bowel-related side effects, including erectile dysfunction and urinary incontinence...

Rafael R. Tourinho-Barbosa   et al.
World Journal of Urology 2020; aop: 10.1007/s00345-020-03254-4
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BPH involves histological changes of stromal and epithelial hyperplasia within discrete nodules that are generally located in the transition zone of the prostate. Advanced BPH shows particularly abundant fibrous components and few smooth muscle cells in the stromal area. A recent study reported that fibrotic changes in the prostate potentially play a role in impaired urethral function and the development...

Junya Hata et al.
International Journal of Urology 2020; AOP: 10.1111/iju.14265
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