BPH

Uro Pipeline: FDA accepts biologics license application for bladder Ca agentOther pipeline developments discussed include an implantable device for OAB treatment, a subcutaneous hypogonadism treatment, efficacy results for an HPV drug, and the status of a device-based BPH treatment.
Convective water vapor ablation successful at 2 yearsA treatment system that uses steam to ablate prostate tissue (Rezūm, NxThera, Inc.) can be considered as a first-line therapy for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms secondary to BPH, say investigators from a non-randomized multicenter pilot study with 2-year duration of successful outcomes.
Can BPH and prostate cancer be prevented?This review focuses on primary prevention of BPH and prostate cancer.
New Products: Neuromodulation system for OAB targets tibial nerveOther products discussed in this roundup include a plasma vaporization device, a laser fiber safety device, and more.
Basic Science Research: Trimodal therapy shows promise in oligometastatic PCaOther basic science research pearls include preliminary evidence from a porcine model suggesting botulinum toxin type A facilitates ureteral stone passage and the identification of two different microdeletions in the NELL1 gene on chromosome 11 in men with Peyronie's disease.
BPH: Current, forthcoming modalities show efficacyFour-year data on the prostatic urethral lift (UroLift) and data on a new water-jet ablation treatment were among BPH/LUTS highlights from this year’s meeting.
UroLift vs. TURP: New gold standard for BPH?In this video, Neil Baum, MD, compares UroLift with other BPH management strategies and also discusses his experience with the use of nitrous oxide as an effective sedative during in-office urologic procedures.
Prostatic urethral lift (UroLift) placement under topical anesthesiaThis video demonstrates UroLift placement under topical anesthesia in the office setting and also includes comments from several patients who underwent the procedure.
Prostatic urethral lift (UroLift): A minimally invasive approachThis video provides an overview of the prostatic urethral lift (UroLift), highlighting the entire cycle of patient care.
Water ablation’s safety, efficiency in BPH assessedAn image-guided technique for treating LUTS associated with BPH is reproducible and promising, researchers say.