Nancy Groves


Sexual dysfunction seen with Thulium laser therapy for benign prostatic hyperplasia

September 01, 2012

Filling a gap in the knowledge of the incidence of sexual dysfunction following Thulium YAG vaporesection (ThuVaRP), a recent study found that the risk of erectile dysfunction was 20%, while that of retrograde ejaculation was 56% in a group of patients who had been sexually active before the procedure.

Transurethral resection of the prostate, photoselective vaporization of the prostate functional outcomes found equivalent

September 01, 2012

Photoselective vaporization of the prostate (PVP) and transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) have no difference overall in intermediate-term functional outcomes for surgical treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms secondary to BPH.