Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms and Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: From Research to Bedside offers full acknowledgment of the basic research of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), also connecting the clinical and practice management of the disease. It provides a full comprehension of LUTS and BPH from several aspects, allowing for a schematic interpretation of the disease and subsequent medical management. Going beyond the guidelines in the field, this title enhances the knowledge of BPH onset, allowing for the advancement of research, beneficial clinical implication and treatment.
Perfect for researchers, urologists, pathologists and endocrinologists, this must-have reference provides what is needed to understand LUTS and BPH in one easy to reference place.
1. Epidemiology of LUTS and BPH 2. Pathologic triggers related to LUTS and BPH 3. Relationship between inflammation and LUTS/BPH 4. LUTS/BPH and erectile dysfunction 5. Metabolic syndrome and LUTS/BPH 6. Diagnostic of LUTS/BPH: from standard to new perspectives 7 Medical aspects of the treatment of LUTS/BPH: phytotherapy 8. Medical aspects of the treatment of LUTS/BPH: alpha-blockers 9. Medical aspects of the treatment of LUTS/BPH: 5-alpha reductase inhibitors 10. Medical aspects of the treatment of LUTS/BPH: anti-cholinergic 11. Medical aspects of the treatment of LUTS/BPH: combination therapies 12. Surgical management of LUTS/BPH: TURP vs. open prostatectomy 13. Surgical management of LUTS/BPH: laser device 14. Surgical management of LUTS/BPH: new mini-invasive techniques