benign prostatic hyperplasia


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benign prostatic hyperplasia

n.
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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Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate technique for benign prostatic hyperplasia. Can J Urol 2012;19:6131-4.
Benign prostatic hyperplasia is the main reason for obstruction of urethral outlet and lower urinary tract symptoms of elderly males, and its incidence increases with age.5,6 It is usually treated by surgery.
A Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)--also referred to as an enlarged prostate--isn't prostate cancer, and it won't raise your risk of prostate cancer.
Key Words: Incidental prostate cancer, transurethral resection of prostate, Benign prostatic hyperplasia
Benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH, is a common cause of prostate enlargement that occurs when prostate cells increase in number.
Maryland Heights, MO, May 04, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Nephrology and urology devices are used for treatment of kidney and urinary system related problems such as chronic kidney disease (CKD), kidney stone, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), urinary incontinence and pelvic organs prolapse.
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), the most common benign tumor in 78% of elderly men older than 50 years of age, is responsible for urinary symptoms.
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is prevalent in men over 50 years of age [1, 2] and frequently causes lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) consisting of an incomplete emptying sensation, hesitancy, decreased urinary stream, urinary frequency, urgency, and nocturia [3, 4].
Out of 181 cases, 164 cases showed benign prostatic hyperplasia. Among benign prostatic hyperplasia of 164 cases, 100 cases had serum PSA of 0-4 ng/mL, 39 cases with 4-10 ng/mL and 25 cases had >10 ng/mL.
Benign prostatic hyperplasia symptoms (BPH) result from: 1) mechanical obstruction--intrusion of enlarged, hyperplastic prostatic tissue into the urine pathway (bladder neck, urethra) and from 2) dynamic obstruction--hyper stimulated adrenergic receptors of smooth muscle and collagen of bladder neck and prostate leads to dynamic obstruction of urine flow.

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