prostatism


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Related to prostatism: benign prostatic hyperplasia

pros·ta·tism

 (prŏs′tə-tĭz′əm)
n.
A disorder characterized by decreased force of urination and other obstructive symptoms, usually resulting from enlargement of the prostate gland.

prostatism

(ˈprɒsteɪtɪzəm)
n
(Pathology) the condition caused by an enlarged prostate that obstructs urinary flow

pros•ta•tism

(ˈprɒs təˌtɪz əm)

n.
symptoms of prostate disorder, esp. obstructed urination, as from enlargement of the gland.
[1895–1900]
Translations
prostatisme

pros·ta·tism

n. prostatismo, trastorno debido a una obstrucción del cuello de la vejiga por agrandamiento de la próstata.

prostatism

n prostatismo
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Transurethral prostatectomy compared with incision of the prostate in the treatment of prostatism caused by small benign prostate glands.
prostatism, urethral obstructions, and diabetes mellitus) can contribute to paruresis, these problems should be ruled out before diagnosing paruresis (Blaivas, 1998; Vythilingum et al.
His patient was a 72-year-old man who presented with chronic prostatism and was subsequently found to have a palpable prostatic nodule on rectal examination.
Disopyramide administration is limited by vagolytic side-effects including dry mouth, exacerbation of prostatism and it should not be initiated in patients with narrow-angle glaucoma, prostatism or impaired LV systolic function (3,47).
immediate transurethral resection for symptomatic prostatism.
Its main services are provided by its urology center that treats prostatism in urinary tract, obstetric and gynecology center which has handled more than 50,000 women experiencing trouble in delivering their babies.
In prostatism patients the ratio of human glandular kallikrein to free PSA improves the discrimination between prostate cancer and benign hyperplasia within the diagnostic "gray zone" of total PSA 4 to 10 ng/mL.