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Aging Male: the Official Journal of the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28531357/prostate-specific-antigen-decline-pattern-in-advanced-prostate-cancer-receiving-androgen-deprivation-therapy-and-relationship-with-prostate-specific-antigen-progression
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Erdem Akbay, Murat Bozlu, Selahittin Çayan, Pelin Özcan Kara, Mesut Tek, Cuma Aytekin
INTRODUCTION: The aim of this study is to evaluate prostate-specific antigen decline pattern including prostate-specific antigen kinetics following androgen deprivation therapy on prostate-specific antigen progression in the patients with advanced prostate cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Ninety-seven advanced prostate cancer patients receiving maximum androgen deprivation therapy were enrolled in case-control study. Baseline prostate-specific antigen, Gleason Score, bone metastase, nadir prostate-specific antigen, time to nadir prostate-specific antigen, declining slope to nadir prostate-specific antigen, estimated baseline prostate-specific antigen half-time, current prostate-specific antigen, post-nadir prostate-specific antigen time, estimated prostate-specific antigen, estimated decline of baseline prostate-specific antigen as quantitative, and ratio were recorded and calculated...
May 20, 2017: Aging Male: the Official Journal of the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28485654/awareness-and-experience-of-andropause-symptoms-in-men-referring-to-health-centers-a-cross-sectional-study-in-iran
#2
Forough Samipoor, Sedigheh Pakseresht, Parvaneh Rezasoltani, Ehsan Kazemnajad Leili
INTRODUCTION: Andropause is a gradual process and more similar to menopause in women. Knowledge and experience of symptoms of andropause is an important discussion is in their lives. OBJECTIVES: This study aimed to determine Awareness and Experience of Andropause Symptoms in Men referring to Health Centers in Rasht, Iran. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This cross-sectional and analytical study included 140 men over 40 years referring to one of health centers...
May 9, 2017: Aging Male: the Official Journal of the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28480789/bone-mineral-density-at-distal-forearm-in-men-over-40-years-of-age-in-mae-chaem-district-chiang-mai-province-thailand-a-pilot-study
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Montree Tungjai, Siriprapa Kaewjaeng, Chayanit Jumpee, Sompong Sriburee, Pongsiri Hongsriti, Monruedee Tapanya, Utumma Maghanemi, Kwanchai Ratanasthien, Suchart Kothan
OBJECTIVE: To study the prevalence of bone mineral density (BMD) and osteoporosis in the distal forearm among Thai men over 40 years of age in Mae Chaem District, Chiang Mai Province, Thailand. METHODS: The subjects in this study were 194 Thai men, aged between 40 and 87 years who resided in Mae Chaem District, Chiang Mai Province, Thailand. Self-administered questionnaires were used for receiving the demographic characteristics information. BMD was measured by peripheral dual energy X-ray absorptiometry at the nondominant distal forearm in all men...
May 8, 2017: Aging Male: the Official Journal of the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28414253/suggestions-for-assessment-of-muscle-mass-in-primary-care-setting
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Ozlem Yilmaz, Gulistan Bahat
Sarcopenia is one of the prevalent geriatric syndromes that adversely affects the functionality in the older adults. The diagnosis of sarcopenia requires documentation of decreased muscle mass and decreased muscle strength or physical function. The implication of user-friendly and inexpensive methods that could be used to assess sarcopenia in real-life settings is suggested in a recent debate paper. For muscle mass assessment, bioelectric impedance analysis (BIA), and dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) were described as having the same ease for muscle mass assessment in terms of applicability...
April 17, 2017: Aging Male: the Official Journal of the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28414251/impact-of-metabolic-status-on-the-association-of-serum-vitamin-d-with-hypogonadism-and-lower-urinary-tract-symptoms-benign-prostatic-hyperplasia
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Sun Gu Park, Jeong Kyun Yeo, Dae Yeon Cho, Min Gu Park
OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study is to investigate the impact of metabolic status on associations of serum vitamin D with hypogonadism and lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS)/benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). PATIENTS AND METHODS: A total of 612 men underwent physical examination, biochemical/hormonal blood testing, and transrectal prostate ultrasound. Moreover, the subjects filled out standard questionnaires for identification and grading of LUTS and hypogonadism symptoms...
April 17, 2017: Aging Male: the Official Journal of the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28414247/preoperative-sexual-status-of-japanese-localized-prostate-cancer-patients-comparison-of-sexual-activity-and-epic-scores
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Hisanori Taniguchi, Hidefumi Kinoshita, Yuya Koito, Masaaki Yanishi, Makoto Taguchi, Takao Mishima, Kenji Yoshida, Yoshihiro Komai, Kaneki Yasuda, Masato Watanabe, Motohiko Sugi, Tadashi Matsuda
OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to evaluate the relationship between sexual activity and sexual function using questionnaires distributed to middle-aged Japanese patients with localized prostate cancer. METHODS: A total of 145 patients who underwent radical prostatectomy were enrolled in the survey reported on herein. Sexual activity and sexual function were investigated via the Expanded Prostate Cancer Index Composite (EPIC) and an original self-reported questionnaire...
April 17, 2017: Aging Male: the Official Journal of the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28368238/functional-outcomes-and-complications-following-b-turp-versus-holep-for-the-treatment-of-benign-prostatic-hyperplasia-a-review-of-the-literature-and-meta-analysis
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Xiaoqiang Qian, Hailong Liu, Ding Xu, Le Xu, Fang Huang, Wei He, Jun Qi, Yu Zhu, Danfeng Xu
OBJECTIVE: To conduct a systematic review and Meta-analysis of the literature on the efficacy and safety of B-TURP versus HoLEP for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in terms of demographic and clinical baseline characteristics, peri-operative variables, and postoperative outcomes and complications. METHODS: Trials comparing B-TURP and HoLEP were identified systematically using Pubmed, Embase, CNKI, Web of Science and the Cochrane Library. Primary outcomes were the peak urinary flow rate (Qmax), post-void residual volume (PVR) and international prostate symptom score (IPSS)...
April 3, 2017: Aging Male: the Official Journal of the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28347184/effects-of-testosterone-replacement-therapy-on-hypogonadal-men-with-osteopenia-or-osteoporosis-a-subanalysis-of-a-prospective-randomized-controlled-study-in-japan-earth-study
#8
Kazuyoshi Shigehara, Hiroyuki Konaka, Eitetsu Koh, Kazufumi Nakashima, Masashi Iijima, Takahiro Nohara, Koji Izumi, Yasuhide Kitagawa, Yoshifumi Kadono, Kazuhiro Sugimoto, Teruaki Iwamoto, Atsushi Mizokami, Mikio Namiki
OBJECTIVE: We investigated the effects of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) on bone mineral density (BMD) among hypogonadal men with osteopenia/osteoporosis. METHODS: From our previous EARTH study population, 74 patients with a clinical diagnosis of osteopenia or osteoporosis and hypogonadism were included in this study, as the TRT (n = 35) and control (n = 34) groups. The TRT group was administered 250 mg of testosterone enanthate injection every 4 weeks for 12 months...
March 28, 2017: Aging Male: the Official Journal of the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28332908/the-association-between-triglyceride-high-density-lipoprotein-cholesterol-ratio-and-benign-prostate-hyperplasia-in-non-diabetic-patients-a-cross-sectional-study
#9
Huseyin Besiroglu, Murat Dursun, Alper Otunctemur, Emin Ozbek
OBJECTIVES: To assess the association between triglyceride (TG)/high density lipoprotein (HDL) ratio and benign prostate hyperplasia/lower urinary tract symptoms (BPH/LUTS). METHODS: Four hundred patients who were admitted to the Urology Clinic between January and December 2014 with complaints of BPH/LUTS were enrolled in this cross-sectional study. Patients were divided into two groups according to their International Prostate Symptom Score and prostate volume (PV)...
March 23, 2017: Aging Male: the Official Journal of the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28332902/caloric-restriction-minimizes-aging-effects-on-the-femoral-medial-condyle
#10
Renata Gabriel Fontinele, Walter Krause Neto, Eliane Florencio Gama, Renata de Brito Mari, Romeu Rodrigues de Souza, André Conrado, Luis Mochizuki, José Roberto Kfoury Junior
This study aimed to analyze the effects of caloric restriction on aged femoral articular cartilage of Wistar rats. Three groups of eight animals each were considered: young (YC) and old (OC) control groups fed with a normal diet and old caloric restriction group (OCR) composed of 18-month-old animals fed with a 31% less caloric diet from 6-months of age. Articular cartilage was studied through morphometry and immunohistochemistry. Body mass was 12% less in the OCR group than in the OC group. The articular cartilage from OC rats show thinner medial condyles, fewer chondrocytes, smaller chondrocytes nuclear volume and, in both condyles, a predominance of collagen type II and less collagen density compared to both YC and OCR groups (p < ...
March 23, 2017: Aging Male: the Official Journal of the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28332895/comorbidities-as-predictors-of-incidental-prostate-cancer-after-holmium-laser-enucleation-of-the-prostate-diabetes-and-high-risk-cancer
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Kazuhiro Ohwaki, Fumiyasu Endo, Masaki Shimbo, Akiko Fujisaki, Kazunori Hattori
Prostate cancer can be diagnosed as an incidental finding during the pathological examination of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) specimens by Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP). BPH and comorbidities such as hypertension, diabetes, and dyslipidemia often coexist in elderly people. We identified which comorbidities can be used to predict the presence of incidental prostate cancer, particularly high-risk cancer, in men who had undergone HoLEP. On the basis of pathological findings of HoLEP specimens, patients with incidental cancer were categorized as low-risk (Gleason ≤6 and T1a) or high-risk (all others)...
March 23, 2017: Aging Male: the Official Journal of the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28282997/is-there-a-protective-role-of-testosterone-against-high-grade-prostate-cancer-incidence-and-severity-of-prostate-cancer-in-553-patients-who-underwent-prostate-biopsy-a-prospective-data-register
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Aksam Yassin, Mahmoud Salman, Riadh A Talib, Dany-Jan Yassin
This study investigated the role of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) in prostate safety and cancer progression. A cohort of 553 patients, 42 treated and 162 untreated hypogonadal men, and 349 eugonadal men were included. Pathological analysis of prostate biopsies examining the incidence and severity of PCa revealed that: 16.7% of treated hypogonadal men had a positive biopsy, a Gleason score of ≤6 in 71.4% and >6 in 28.6% of men, a predominant score of 3 and tumour staging of II in 85.7% men; 51...
March 10, 2017: Aging Male: the Official Journal of the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28277894/the-influence-of-comorbidities-on-the-aging-males-symptoms-scale-in-patients-with-erectile-dysfunction
#13
Jorge Panach-Navarrete, José María Martínez-Jabaloyas
OBJECTIVES: To investigate if certain common age-related comorbidities are related with a positive aging males' symptoms (AMS) test outcome. METHODS: This was a multicentric, transversal, observational study carried out in a male population with erectile dysfunction. Comorbidities and testosterone levels were registered. The relationship between comorbidities, testosterone levels, and the AMS test outcomes was studied using the global score and the sub-scale score components...
March 9, 2017: Aging Male: the Official Journal of the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28266893/corrigendum
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March 7, 2017: Aging Male: the Official Journal of the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28084147/early-weight-loss-predicts-the-reduction-of-obesity-in-men-with-erectile-dysfunction-and-hypogonadism-undergoing-long-term-testosterone-replacement-therapy
#15
Mahmoud Salman, Dany-Jan Yassin, Huda Shoukfeh, Joanne Elisabeth Nettleship, Aksam Yassin
We and others have previously shown that testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) results in sustained weight loss in the majority of middle-aged hypogonadal men. Previously, however, a small proportion failed to lose at least 5% of their baseline weight. The reason for this is not yet understood. In the present study, we sought to identify early indicators that may predict successful long-term weight loss, defined as a reduction of at least 5% of total body weight relative to baseline weight (T0), in men with hypogonadism undergoing TRT...
March 2017: Aging Male: the Official Journal of the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28084142/the-role-of-sex-steroid-hormones-in-benign-prostatic-hyperplasia
#16
Bernice Asiedu, Yvonne Anang, Adraina Nyarko, Derek Amartey Doku, Brodrick Y Amoah, Sheila Santa, Robert A Ngala, George A Asare
INTRODUCTION: The etiology of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) remains a mystery to scientists; estrogen/androgen imbalance in aged men has been implicated. METHODS: Thirty (30) apparently healthy men and newly diagnosed BPH patients were recruited from the Ghana Police Hospital. Lower urinary tract syndrome (LUTS) and prostate volume were assessed via the prostate symptom score sheet (IPSS) and abdominopelvic scan, respectively. Laboratory assays for total prostate specific antigen (tPSA) and hormones [androstenedione (AED), testosterone (T), dihydrotestosterone (DHT), androstanedioladiol (3α-adiol), androstanediol (3β-diol), estrone (E1) and estradiol (E2)] were performed via ELISA techniques...
March 2017: Aging Male: the Official Journal of the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28074679/vitamin-d-treatment-improves-levels-of-sexual-hormones-metabolic-parameters-and-erectile-function-in-middle-aged-vitamin-d-deficient-men
#17
Onder Canguven, Raidh A Talib, Walid El Ansari, Dany-Jan Yassin, Abdullah Al Naimi
BACKGROUND: The associations between serum vitamin D (VD), serum testosterone (TT) and metabolic syndrome are complex and with limited published research, particularly on the effects of VD treatment on sexual hormones, erectile function and the metabolic syndrome. OBJECTIVES: This study assessed whether a monthly high dose VD treatment for 12 months in VD deficient middle-aged men was associated with: changes in levels of sexual hormones, improvement of diabetes control and metabolic syndrome components, better erectile function [International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF)-5 questionnaire]; and changes in a prostate marker...
March 2017: Aging Male: the Official Journal of the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28367661/increased-prevalence-of-premature-ejaculation-in-men-with-metabolic-syndrome
#18
Nader Salama, Ahmed Eid, Ahmed Swedan, Alaa Hatem
This prospective study aimed to investigate the relationship between metabolic syndrome (Met S) and premature ejaculation (PE) among men. The study included 300 consecutive male patients (53.6 y ± 8.7) who attended the urology clinic (December 2013-September 2014), mostly complaining of renal/ureteric calculi. A diagnostic approach was undertaken to include demographics, clinical features and laboratory investigations of the study subjects. Both erectile function and PE were evaluated using the International Index of Erectile Function (abridged form, IIEF-5) and Premature Ejaculation Diagnostic Tool (PEDT) questionnaires, respectively...
February 21, 2017: Aging Male: the Official Journal of the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28084133/use-of-geriatric-assessment-and-screening-tools-of-frailty-in-elderly-patients-with-prostate-cancer-review
#19
Maria-José Molina-Garrido, Carmen Guillén-Ponce
The management of prostate cancer in the elderly is a major public health concern in most countries. Currently, most prostate cancers are diagnosed in elderly males. The elderly population is very heterogeneous. Thus, the current challenge is to identify better those individuals for whom specific screening tools and a Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA) would be beneficial. On the basis of the recommendations of the Prostate Cancer Working Group in the International Society of Geriatric Oncology, older patients with prostate cancer should be managed according to their individual health status and not by their age...
January 13, 2017: Aging Male: the Official Journal of the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28074677/the-effective-tool-for-self-assessment-of-adherence-to-treatment-in-patients-with-benign-prostatic-obstruction-and-overactive-bladder-symptoms
#20
Kirill Kosilov, Sergey Loparev, Irina Kuzina, Olga Shakirova, Natalya Zhuravskaya, Alexandra Lobodenko
PURPOSE: Study of validity of the Medication Adherence Self-Report Inventory (MASRI) for use in clinical practice to treat patients with benign prostatic obstruction (BPO) accompanied with overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms. METHODS: During 12 weeks of the randomized study, 452 patients with BPO and OAB symptoms (mean age of 61.3 (12.7)) were studied for adherence to the treatment with Tamsulosin, Solifenacin and Trospium using the MASRI. External monitoring instruments included the Brief Medication Questionnaire (BMQ) and the visual remaining pill count...
January 11, 2017: Aging Male: the Official Journal of the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male
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