Benign Conditions

Telemedicine appears viable for pediatric post-op visits in urology

August 06, 2020

Julia Beth Finkelstein, MD, MPH, CPPS, and colleagues evaluated the safety and costs associated with telemedicine appointments for pediatric urologic patients.

PINNACLE trial aims to confirm pilot success with BPH drug-coated balloon catheter

August 03, 2020

The drug-coated balloon catheter system is being compared with a sham device in a double-blinded randomized trial.

5-year data sustain water vapor thermal therapy benefit in BPH-related LUTS

July 30, 2020

Minimally invasive water vapor thermal therapy offers rapid improvements in LUTS, QoL, and flow rate that remain durable to 5 years in patients with lower urinary tract symptoms due to benign prostatic hyperplasia.

HoLEP may provide more durable benefit than PVP in patients with BPH

July 23, 2020

The study compared the 2 procedures over 24 months of follow-up.

Improvement in LUTS with aquablation maintained to 2 years with lower risk of sexual dysfunction versus TURP

July 22, 2020

Retreatment rates were low with both aquablation and transurethral resection of the prostate.

How do you treat nocturia in a patient with insomnia?

July 21, 2020

In this interview, Jeffrey Weiss, MD, also describes “most exciting area in nocturia research.”

BPH catheter system shows encouraging outcomes in pilot trial

July 14, 2020

Significant improvements in BPH-related lower urinary tract symptoms were observed with the system.

Panel expert details changes to AUA BPH guideline

July 10, 2020

Steven A. Kaplan, MD, explains the updates in the AUA 2020 guideline on lower urinary tract symptoms secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Dr. Jeffrey Weiss explains his patient work-up for nocturia

July 10, 2020

In this interview with Urology Times® Editorial Consultant Gopal Badlani, MD, Weiss also stresses the importance of a 24-hour voiding diary.

New super‐pulse thulium fiber laser system for urinary stones launched in US

July 06, 2020

The Soltive Laser System, which uses thulium fiber laser technology, has been shown to generate finer particulate and dusted stones in half the time as a standard holmium yttrium aluminium garnet laser.