Minimally invasive surgical options took front and center in 2018 when the AUA published its revised guideline on the surgical management of male lower urinary tract symptoms secondary to BPH.
Procedure safest when performed in <60 minutes.
A recent study found that sacral neuromodulation monotherapy was efficacious as a third-line treatment.
Nocturia appears to be highly prevalent in the United States, with almost 30% of all women reporting significant nocturia, according to new data reported at the AUA annual meeting in San Francisco.
Waking up at night to urinate is by far the most bothersome lower urinary tract symptom.
Performing green laser enucleation of the prostate with a live audience does not result in more complications, researchers say.
Men with large prostates experience more relief from BPH with treatment by Aquablation therapy (using the AquaBeam System) than with transurethral resection of the prostate, researchers say.
In this interview, Thomas Chi, MD, discusses how he performs PCNL, explains why he uses ultrasound instead of fluoroscopy, and offers advice to urologists looking to gain more experience with the procedure.
Studies show moderate alcohol intake has surprising links to prostate disease.
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