benign prostatic hyperplasia

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benign prostatic hyperplasia

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A nonmalignant enlargement of the prostate gland commonly occurring in men after the age of 50, and sometimes leading to compression of the urethra and obstruction of the flow of urine.
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Noun1.benign prostatic hyperplasia - enlarged prostate; appears to be part of the natural aging process
hyperplasia - abnormal increase in number of cells
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The intravesical prostatic protrusion may not be present in all cases of benign prostatic hypertrophy and hence cannot be accomplished as a single non-invasive measure for assessing the severity of Bladder outlet obstruction due to Benign prostatic hypertrophy.
Abbreviations TRUS: Transrectal ultrasound IPAA: Ileal pouch-anal anastomosis UC: Ulcerative colitis MR: Magnetic resonance MRI: Magnetic resonance image MP-MRI: Multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging DRE: Digital rectal exam PSA: Prostate specific antigen ECE: Extra capsular extension BPH: Benign prostatic hypertrophy GI: Gastrointestinal PO: Per os PIRADS: Prostate Imaging Reporting and Data System.
Digital rectal examination findings may mimic benign prostatic hypertrophy, with most cases demonstrating a diffusely enlarged or nodular prostate.
Out of 33 male patients benign prostatic hypertrophy was known in 05(15%) patients.
We conducted a randomized clinical trial to determine if a standard daily dose of saw palmetto extract increased to a double and then a triple daily dose over 72 weeks would improve lower urinary tract symptoms attributed to benign prostatic hypertrophy," said Dr.
Reasoning that the lack of effect might be the result of inadequate dosing in previous trials, researchers designed a trial that tested double, then triple, the standard dose against an identical-looking placebo in 369 men with lower urinary tract symptoms typical of benign prostatic hypertrophy.
2 Prevalence rates have increased in recent times, partly due to increased case finding in asymptomatic men who are screened, and in tissue removed at transurethral prostatectomy for benign prostatic hypertrophy, where prostate cancer has been reported in up to 10% of cases.
VA106483 is currently being investigated as a new treatment for nocturia in a 30-patient clinical trial to evaluate the dose-response in men aged over 65 years with benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH).
This condition is known as benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) or an enlarged prostate gland.
The most common conditions include prostatitis-inflammation of the prostate-which can cause pain and can interfere with urination and sexual functioning, and benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH)--enlargement of the prostate--which causes frequent urination, but does not impair sexual function.

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