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The prostate gland.
Of or relating to the prostate gland.

[New Latin prostata, from Greek prostatēs (adēn), prostate (gland), from proïstanai, to set before : pro-, in front; see pro-2 + histanai, to set, place; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]

pros·tat′ic (prŏ-stăt′ĭk) adj.


(Anatomy) of or relating to the prostate
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Adj.1.prostatic - relating to the prostate gland


a. prostático-a, rel. a la próstata;
___ hypertrophyhipertrofia ___, agrandamiento benigno de la próstata debido a la vejez.


adj prostático
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Objectives: To determine the frequency of incidentally diagnosed carcinoma prostate in prostatic specimens removed by transurethral approach for benign prostatic hyperplasia.
prostate cancer*[tiab] OR prostate carcinoma*[tiab] OR prostate neoplas*[tiab] OR prostate tumor*[tiab] OR prostate tumour*[tiab] OR prostate malignan*[tiab] OR prostate adeno*[tiab] OR prostatic cancer*[tiab] OR prostatic carcinoma*[tiab] OR prostatic neoplas*[tiab] OR prostatic tumor*[tiab] OR prostatic tumour*[tiab] OR prostatic malignan*[tiab] OR prostatic adeno*[tiab]
1] In developing countries even though prostatic carcinoma is less common, its incidence and mortality is on the rise.
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and prostatic adenocarcinoma are very frequent prostatic diseases in elderly men in their sixties and responsible for considerable morbidity and mortality.
Background and Objectives: Urinary Retention (UR) is one of the most serious complication of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), causing resistance in urine flow and hence results in painful urination.
The product is indicated as monotherapy for the treatment of symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia in men with an enlarged prostate to improve symptoms, decrease the risk of acute urinary retention and reduce the risk of the need for benign prostatic hyperplasia -related surgery.
These signs should not be ignored or overlooked as they can indicate serious problems, including benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), prostatitis, and even prostate cancer.
8 cm was noted within the prostate located in the midline, which was communicating with the prostatic urethra (Figures 1a, 1b).
Global Markets Direct's, 'Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia - Pipeline Review, H2 2015', provides an overview of the Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia's therapeutic pipeline.
On one end of this spectrum, intraductal carcinoma of the prostate (IDC-P) is often associated with late-stage, high-grade invasive prostatic adenocarcinoma and requires either definitive therapy or immediate rebiopsy.
Background: The clinical failure after prostatic artery embolization (PAE) with conventional particles was relatively high, in treatment for lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) due to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).