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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28643427/correlation-between-residual-volume-of-male-patients-after-uroflowmetry-and-random-residual-volume
#1
Sezgin Okçelik, Hasan Soydan, Ferhat Ateş, Ömer Yilmaz, Ercan Malkoç, Temuçin Şenkul, Kenan Karademir
OBJECTIVES: Our aim was to examine correlation between Post-void residual urine (PVR) after uroflowmetry and random PVR. METHODS: Male patients reporting to the Urology outpatient clinic with LUTS were selected. Patients' age, prostate volume, bladder capacity, voided volume, maximum flow rate, average flow rate, random PVR and PVR after uroflowmetry were recorded. We evaluated the correlations between these parameters. Also we assessed if there was a difference between random PVR and PVR after uroflowmetry...
June 23, 2017: Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28627109/high-power-magnetotherapy-a-new-weapon-in-urinary-incontinence
#2
Maria Vadalà, Beniamino Palmieri, Andrea Malagoli, Carmen Laurino
OBJECTIVE: Urinary incontinence (UI) is one of the most common urinary system diseases that mostly affects women but also men. We evaluated the therapeutic efficacy of functional magnetic stimulation (FMS) as potential UI treatment with improvements in the pelvic floor musculature, urodynamic tests and quality of life. METHODS: A total of 20 UI patients (10 females and 10 men, mean age 64, 14 years), including 10 with stress UI, four with urgency UI and six with mixed UI, were treated with FMS (20 min/session) twice a week for 3 weeks...
June 18, 2017: Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28573832/effect-of-preoperative-low-maximal-flow-rate-on-postoperative-voiding-trials-after-the-midurethral-sling-procedure-in-women-with-stress-urinary-incontinence
#3
Ji Y Chae, Jae H Bae, Jeong G Lee, Hong S Park, Du G Moon, Mi M Oh
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the effects of preoperative low maximal flow rate (Qmax) on voiding trials after the midurethral sling (MUS) procedure in women with stress urinary incontinence (SUI). METHODS: One hundred and sixty-eight women who underwent MUS procedure were enrolled. Preoperative free uroflowmetry was performed and patients were divided by Qmax. Low Qmax was defined as a Qmax under 15 mL/sec with voided volume at least 150 mL. Surgical results, failure of voiding trial, and postoperative uroflowmetry parameters were compared between the groups...
June 2, 2017: Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28573791/early-experiences-of-contact-laser-vaporization-of-the-prostate-using-the-980%C3%A2-nm-high-power-diode-laser-for-benign-prostatic-hyperplasia
#4
Hideyo Miyazaki, Yoshikazu Hirano, Shinobu Kato, Naomasa Ioritani, Takaharu Ichikawa, Hitoshi Takamoto, Yukio Homma
OBJECTIVES: We report early experiences of contact laser vaporization of the prostate for symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). METHODS: A total of 80 patients recruited at four institutions in Japan from April 2013 through September 2014 underwent contact laser vaporization of the prostate using 980 nm high power diode laser with an end-firing fiber in the contact mode. Patients were followed prospectively at 1 day, 2, 4, 8, 12, and 24 weeks, postoperatively per protocol, and at 1 and 2 years post-protocol...
June 2, 2017: Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28560762/low-dose-desmopressin-and-tolterodine-combination-therapy-for-treating-nocturia-in-women-with-overactive-bladder-a-double-blind-randomized-controlled-study
#5
Eric S Rovner, Kyle Raymond, Eugene Andruczyk, Kristian V Juul
OBJECTIVE: Evaluation of safety and efficacy of desmopressin/tolterodine combination therapy in women. METHODS: This double-blind, randomized, proof-of-concept study enrolled 106 patients (≥18 years), with overactive bladder (OAB) and nocturia, with ≥2 nocturnal voids, receiving a 3-month once-daily combination (desmopressin 25 µg, orally-disintegrating tablets [ODT]/tolterodine 4 mg [Detrol® LA]; n = 49) or monotherapy (tolterodine 4 mg/placebo ODT; n = 57)...
May 31, 2017: Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28439987/comparison-of-silodosin-versus-tadalafil-in-patients-with-lower-urinary-tract-symptoms-associated-with-benign-prostatic-hyperplasia
#6
Masaki Yoshida, Hideki Origasa, Narihito Seki
OBJECTIVES: To compare the efficacy and safety of silodosin versus tadalafil for treating lower urinary tract symptoms associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia (LUTS/BPH). METHODS: After informed consent, patients with LUTS/BPH were randomized in a 1:1 ratio to receive silodosin 8 mg/day or tadalafil 5 mg/day for 8 weeks (Period 1). Patients treated with tadalafil entered an exploratory phase and received silodosin or tadalafil for another 8 weeks. The primary efficacy endpoint was the change in the total International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS) with Period 1 treatment...
April 25, 2017: Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28439968/effects-of-an-ep2-and-ep3-receptor-dual-agonist-ono-8055-on-a-radical-hysterectomy-induced-underactive-bladder-model-in-monkeys
#7
Hidekazu Matsuya, Noritoshi Sekido, Jun Kida, Hiroko Mashimo, Daisuke Wakamatsu, Hiroki Okada
OBJECTIVES: The objective was to develop an underactive bladder (UAB) model in primates and to evaluate the potential of prostanoid EP2 and EP3 receptor dual agonist ONO-8055 to become a therapeutic agent for UAB. METHODS: A surgical procedure resembling radical hysterectomy was performed on female cynomolgus monkeys. Subsequently, in vitro muscle strip studies were performed using bladder muscle strips from normal monkeys and monkeys that underwent surgery. In addition, uroflowmetric data were obtained at specified days after the surgery...
April 25, 2017: Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28436153/reliability-and-validity-of-the-persian-language-version-of-the-international-consultation-on-incontinence-questionnaire-male-lower-urinary-tract-symptoms-iciq-mluts
#8
Abbas Ali Pourmomeny, Behnaz Ghanei, Farshid Alizadeh
OBJECTIVES: Assessment instruments are essential for research, allowing diagnosis and evaluating treatment outcomes in subjects with lower urinary tract disorders of both genders. The purpose of this study was to translate the Male Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (MLUTS) Questionnaire and determine its psychometric properties in Persian subjects. METHODS: After getting permission from the International Consultation on Incontinence Modular Questionnaire (ICIQ) web site, the forward and backward translation of the MLUTS questionnaire were carried out by researcher team...
April 23, 2017: Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28436145/comparisons-of-the-clinical-outcomes-and-urodynamic-effects-of-mirabegron-versus-tolterodine-treatment-for-female-overactive-bladder-syndrome-a-subgroup-analysis-of-a-controlled-randomised-prospective-study
#9
Sheng-Mou Hsiao, Ting-Chen Chang, Chi-Hau Chen, Wen-Yih Wu, Ho-Hsiung Lin
OBJECTIVES: The impact of mirabegron on clinical outcome and urodynamic parameters may be important for clinical practice. Thus, the aim of this study was to compare the clinical outcomes and urodynamic effects of mirabegron (Betmiga 50 mg) versus tolterodine (Detrusitol ER 4 mg) treatment for women with overactive bladder syndrome (OAB). METHODS: Women with OAB were randomized to receive 12 weeks of mirabegron 50 mg, tolterodine extended-release 4 mg or placebo treatment...
April 23, 2017: Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28436120/efficacy-of-holmium-laser-transurethral-incision-of-the-prostate-in-symptomatic-mild-to-moderate-benign-prostate-enlargement-based-on-preoperative-characteristics
#10
Yoon Seok Suh, Kwang Jin Ko, Tae Heon Kim, Hyun Hwan Sung, Kyu-Sung Lee
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the efficacy of Holmium laser transurethral incision of the prostate (Ho-TUIP) with preoperative characteristics based on urodynamic parameters. METHODS: The medical records of 40 consecutive cases of Ho-TUIP in patients unresponsive to medical treatment were retrospectively reviewed. The efficacy of Ho-TUIP was analyzed according to preoperative factors, including urodynamic parameters. Treatment success was confirmed if overall efficacy demonstrated an improvement that was "good or greater" according to the criteria developed by Homma et al...
April 23, 2017: Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28386998/metabolic-syndrome-induced-bladder-cannabinoid-receptor-changes-in-the-fructose-fed-rats
#11
I-Hung Chen, Juei-Tang Cheng, Yat-Ching Tong
OBJECTIVES: To investigate the effect of metabolic syndrome on the bladder cannabinoid receptors 1 and 2 (CB1/CB2) expression and function in the fructose-fed rats (FR). METHODS: Adult male Sprague-Dawley rats were divided into two groups: (i) Control rats fed with normal chow; and (ii) Rats fed with high-fructose diet (FR) for 9 weeks. The body weight, blood pressure, plasma sugar, insulin, triglyceride and cholesterol were measured. Bladder muscle strips were prepared in organ bath and pre-contracted with 1 µM/L acetylcholine (ACh) or 50 mM/L KCl...
April 6, 2017: Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28386953/reliability-and-validity-of-the-quality-of-life-questionnaire-in-iranian-patients-with-lower-urinary-tract-symptoms
#12
Abbas Ali Pourmomeny, Mahtab Zargham, Maedeh Fani
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study is to evaluate the psychometric properties of the Iranian version of the Quality of Life (QoL) questionnaire in patients with urinary incontinence (UI). METHODS: The English questionnaire on lower urinary tract symptoms was initially translated into Persian, and then back-translated into English. Final modifications were made after testing the questionnaire on Iranian patients with UI. To validate the translated questionnaire, the following tests were undertaken: content/face validity, internal consistency/reliability and construct validity...
April 6, 2017: Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28394500/naftopidil-improves-symptoms-in-a-rat-model-of-tranilast-induced-interstitial-cystitis
#13
Kimio Sugaya, Saori Nishijima, Katsumi Kadekawa, Katsuhiro Ashitomi, Tomoyuki Ueda, Hideyuki Yamamoto
OBJECTIVE: The effect of naftopidil on symptoms of tranilast-induced interstitial cystitis (IC) was examined in rats. METHODS: Thirty-two female rats were divided into four groups (control, naftopidil, tranilast, and combination groups). Rats in the control group were fed a standard diet, while rats in the naftopidil, tranilast, and combination groups were fed diets containing naftopidil, tranilast, or naftopidil + tranilast, respectively. After 4 weeks of treatment, locomotor activity was measured and continuous cystometry was performed...
May 2017: Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28394499/antioxidant-agent-quercetin-prevents-impairment-of-bladder-tissue-contractility-and-apoptosis-in-a-rat-model-of-ischemia-reperfusion-injury
#14
Ilker Tinay, Tarik E Sener, Ozge Cevik, Selin Cadirci, Hale Toklu, Sule Cetinel, Göksel Sener, Tufan Tarcan
OBJECTIVES: To examine the possible protective effect of quercetin (QT), which is well known for its antioxidant and protective effects in circumstances of oxidative stress, on urinary bladder tissue in a rat model of ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) injury, which is a known factor for the development of lower urinary tract dysfunction partly mediated by the generation of free radicals causing oxidative damage. METHODS: Thirty male Sprague-Dawley rats were subjected to I/R injury through clamping the abdominal aorta for 30 min and then allowing reperfusion for the next 60 min...
May 2017: Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28394498/degarelix-versus-goserelin-plus-bicalutamide-in-the-short-term-relief-of-lower-urinary-tract-symptoms-in-prostate-cancer-patients-results-of-a-pooled-analysis
#15
Malcolm Mason, Pierre Richaud, Zsolt Bosnyak, Anders Malmberg, Anders Neijber
OBJECTIVE: In patients with prostate cancer (PCa), prostate enlargement may give rise to lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS); many patients suffer from moderate-to-severe symptoms. We compare the efficacy of degarelix and goserelin plus bicalutamide in improving LUTS in PCa patients. METHODS: Data were pooled from three Phase 3, randomized clinical trials of once-monthly treatment for 12 weeks with degarelix (240/80 mg; n = 289) or goserelin (3.6 mg) plus bicalutamide (50 mg; n = 174) for initial flare protection...
May 2017: Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28394497/prediction-of-mid-urethral-sling-failure-with-clinical-findings-and-urodynamics
#16
Serdar Aydin, Çağrı Arioğlu Aydin, Fırat Ersan
OBJECTIVE: Mid-urethral slings (MUS) become a standard, minimally invasive surgery to treat urinary stress incontinence. Our aim is to investigate the contribution of preoperative urodynamics to mid-urethral slings success and determine predictors for choosing mid-urethral sling route. METHODS: Women with stress urinary incontinence and who desired surgical correction of their incontinence were included in the study. The selection of the procedure was according to an algorithm used in an institution...
May 2017: Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28394496/change-of-ultrasound-estimated-bladder-weight-and-bladder-wall-thickness-after-treatment-of-bladder-outlet-obstruction-with-dutasteride
#17
Ha Na Lee, Young-Suk Lee, Deok Hyun Han, Kyu-Sung Lee
OBJECTIVES: To investigate the change of bladder wall hypertrophy to relieve bladder outlet obstruction (BOO) by treatment with 5α-reductase inhibitor. METHODS: Men who have BOO confirmed by urodynamic study (BOO index ≥40) were treated with dutasteride 0.5 mg once a day for 6 months. We measured ultrasound estimated bladder weight (UEBW), UEBW divided by body surface area (UEBW/BSA), and bladder wall thickness (BWT) before and after treatment. Changes in LUTS parameters were assessed by using the International Prostate Symptom Score, uroflowmetry, residual urine volume, prostate volume, serum prostate-specific antigen (PSA), and LUTS outcome scores (LOS)...
May 2017: Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28394495/effect-of-naftopidil-on-bladder-microcirculation-in-a-rat-model-of-bladder-outlet-obstruction
#18
Tsuyoshi Majima, Tokunori Yamamoto, Yasuhito Funahashi, Shun Takai, Yoshihisa Matsukawa, Masaki Yoshida, Momokazu Gotoh
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the effect of naftopidil on bladder capillary blood flow using bladder outlet obstruction model rats. METHODS: Female Sprague-Dawley rats were divided into three groups: control group, bladder-outlet-obstruction group, and bladder-outlet-obstruction + naftopidil group. Bladder-outlet-obstruction surgery was performed in the bladder-outlet-obstruction and bladder-outlet-obstruction + naftopidil groups. The control group received sham-operation...
May 2017: Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28394494/high-frequency-continuous-pulsed-magnetic-stimulation-does-not-adversely-affect-development-on-whole-body-organs-in-female-sprague-dawley-rats
#19
Eiichi Sato, Tomonori Yamanishi, Yasuo Imai, Masashi Kobayashi, Taku Sakamoto, Yuko Ono, Akiko Fujii, Takehiko Yamaguchi, Tsukasa Nakamura, Yoshihiko Ueda
OBJECTIVES: To conduct histopathological studies on various organs in three different groups of female rats for adverse effects of pulsed magnetic stimulation (MS). Blood tests and body and organ weights were also studied. METHODS: A high-frequency continuous magnetic stimulator was used (SMN-X, Nihon Kohden, Tokyo). Thirty-four female Sprague-Dawley rats (SPF) were randomly divided into three groups: treatment (MS) groups with 12 and 36 stimulations (seven rats in each); sham groups exposed only to sounds of stimulation for 12 and 36 times; (seven rats in each); and control groups with no stimulation or sound during the same periods of 12 and 36 stimulations (five rats in each)...
May 2017: Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28394493/synergic-suppressive-effect-of-silodosin-and-imidafenacin-on-non-voiding-bladder-contractions-in-male-rats-with-subacute-bladder-outlet-obstruction
#20
Rino Sugiyama, Naoki Aizawa, Hiroki Ito, Tetsuya Fujimura, Motofumi Suzuki, Tohru Nakagawa, Hiroshi Fukuhara, Haruki Kume, Yukio Homma, Yasuhiko Igawa
OBJECTIVES: To investigate single or combined effect of silodosin, an α1A-adrenoceptor antagonist, and imidafenacin, an antimuscarinic agent, on bladder function in a subacute bladder outlet obstruction (BOO) model of male rats. METHODS: Partial BOO was created in male Wistar rats by ligating the urethra with a steel rod. On day 10 after surgery, when frequent voiding was most remarkable on voiding behavior measurement in a metabolic cage, cystometric investigations in a conscious restrained condition were conducted with cumulative intravenous administration of silodosin alone (0...
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