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Synchronous penoscrotal implantation of penile prosthesis and artificial urinary sphincter after radical prostatectomy.

CONCLUSION: Synchronous implantation of PP and AUSP is a safe and effective treatment option for patients with severe ED and moderate to severe UI after RP. PMID: 28422042 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Archivos Espanoles de Urologia - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Arch Esp Urol Source Type: research

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Abstract ObjectiveTo evaluate the cancer control outcomes and long‐term treatment‐related morbidity of brachytherapy as well as combination brachytherapy and EBRT in patients with intermediate‐risk prostate cancer. Materials and MethodsA retrospective review was conducted in a prospectively collected database of patients with intermediate‐risk prostate cancer who were treated either with brachytherapy or brachytherapy and EBRT, with or without ADT, from 1990‐2014. Urinary and erectile dysfunction symptoms are measured using the International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS) and the Mount Sinai erectile function scal...
Source: BJU International - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
ABSTRACT Purpose: To present modified RRP using the same method as RALP and compare its surgical outcomes with RALP. Materials and Methods: Demographics, perioperative and functional outcomes of the 322 patients that underwent RRP (N=99) or RALP (N=223) at our institution from January 2011 through June 2013 were evaluated retrospectively. Postoperative incontinence and erectile dysfunction are involved functional outcomes. During the modified procedure, the bladder neck was dissected first as for RALP. After dissection of vas deference and seminal vesicle, the prostate was dissected in an antegrade fashion with bilateral n...
Source: International Braz J Urol - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
AbstractParenchymal neuro-Beh çet disease (NBD) is a serious clinic condition with a sub-acute or chronic disease course that results in incapability through pyramidal tract involvement. Though well-known consequences can deter a patient’s life, both urinary symptoms and sexual dysfunction are underestimated complications of NBD and closely related in timing. Here, we report the case of a young male patient with parenchymal NBD who developed urinary incontinence and erectile dysfunction in addition to widespread pyramidal tract signs and symptoms. We discuss clinical features, prognosis and treatment of the ca...
Source: Rheumatology International - Category: Rheumatology Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: The diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of PCa are complex issues, worthy of intensive study. Further studies are needed to improve the management of PCa. PMID: 29237932 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Chinese Medical Journal - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Chin Med J (Engl) Source Type: research
For men who develop both erectile dysfunction and climacturia and/or mild urinary incontinence after radical prostatectomy, an add-on maneuver to penile prosthesis insertion can address both problems.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology News Source Type: news
ConclusionThis study does not support that the level of vascular tie influences the risk of major defaecatory, urinary or sexual disturbances 2 years after anterior resection for rectal cancer.
Source: Colorectal Disease - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
ObjectivesTo assess the accuracy of patients’ perceptions of the risks associated with localised prostate cancer treatments (radical prostatectomy [RP], radiotherapy [RT], and active surveillance [AS]), and to identify correlates of misperceptions. Patients and methodsWe used baseline data (questionnaires completed after treatment information was provided but before treatment) of 426 patients with newly diagnosed localised prostate cancer who participated (87% response rate) in a prospective, longitudinal, multicentre study. Patients’ pretreatment perceptions of differences in adverse outcomes of treatments wer...
Source: BJU International - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
By age 60, you have a 50/50 chance of having a clinically enlarged prostate. And it only gets worse every year. When your prostate isn’t functioning properly, it’s hard to enjoy life. Traditional doctors give you two choices. Go under the knife or you take Big Pharma’s drugs. Either way, you have a good chance of ending up with your manhood on the line… If you have surgery, there’s a big risk you’ll be saying goodbye to your sex life for good. The rate of impotence is a shocking 50 to 60% after prostate surgery.1 Big Pharma’s meds to shrink your prostate are no better. These sy...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Anti-Aging Source Type: news
AbstractAquablation is a novel technique for the surgical management of bladder outlet obstruction secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia. Following first-in-man studies, a multicenter trial was conducted with results now out to 1  year. Aquablation resulted in a mean International Prostate Symptom Score improvement of 16 points (p 
Source: Current Urology Reports - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
Conclusions: There is an increased utilization of penile prosthetics in Saudi Arabia. The private sector performs the majority of penile prosthesis procedures, and most of them are of the semirigid type. The governmental sector is more likely to perform inflatable penile prosthesis and male incontinence device procedures. Male incontinence prosthetics' use is very limited in Saudi Arabia.
Source: Urology Annals - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Source Type: research
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