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Common Urological Problems

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Bladder Stones

Bladder calculi usually are a manifestation of an underlying pathologic condition, including voiding dysfunction or a foreign body. Voiding dysfunction may be due to a urethral stricture,  benign prostatic hyperplasia,  bladder neck contracture,  or flaccid or spastic neurogenic bladder,  all of which result in static urine.  Foreign bodies such as Foley catheters and forgotten… Bladder Stones   



Doctors Issue New Guidelines on Spotting, Treating Enlarged Prostate

Experts at the American Urological Association (AUA) have issued updated guidelines on diagnosing and treating enlarged prostate—a common condition formally know as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

BPH can lead to lower urinary tract symptoms such as incontinence and affect a man’s quality of life. The new guidelines, the first since 2003, include a detailed… Doctors Issue New Guidelines on Spotting, Treating Enlarged Prostate   



Men’s Health Update Covers New BPH, Prostate Cancer Treatments

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (February 22, 2011) - The Focused Ultrasound Surgery Foundation has released a special men’s heath update in its February 2011 online newsletter.

According to the update, tremendous progress being made in developing new minimally-invasive and highly precise treatments for two conditions that afflict millions of men worldwide - prostate cancer and benign… Men’s Health Update Covers New BPH, Prostate Cancer Treatments   



Electronic nose sniffs out prostate cancer using urine samples

We may soon be able to make easy and early diagnoses of prostate cancer by smell. Investigators in Finland have established that a novel noninvasive technique can detect prostate cancer using an electronic nose. In a proof of principle study, the eNose successfully discriminated between prostate cancer and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) by “sniffing”… Electronic nose sniffs out prostate cancer using urine samples   



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