Dr. Urs Hauri

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BACKGROUND Controversy regarding the relative efficacy of treatments for the relief of the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). METHODS This was a 6-month double-blind randomized equivalence study that compared the effects of a plant extract (320 mg Permixon) with those of a 5 alpha-reductase inhibitor (5 mg finasteride) in 1,098 men with(More)
Phthalates are used as plasticizers in many commodities and materials. Therefore, they are found everywhere as contaminants in food and in environmental samples. Due to their potential for developmental and reproductive toxicity, some congeners pose a health risk for consumers and their use is legally restricted with bans and limits. This, however, applies(More)
A case of postoperative hyperemia of the glans penis following revascularization surgery for erectile impotence is described. This new surgical concept (Hauri) combines arterial revascularization with an arteriovenous shunt. The so-called 'postoperative hyperemia of the glans penis' is observed in 10-20% of the cases after arterialization of the dorsal(More)
At present radical prostatovesiculectomy is the most reliable procedure for curing a locally confined prostatic carcinoma with no evidence of metastases. The prostatic apex represents the most critical aspect in this operation. A part of the symphysis is resected to obtain a better view of the apex. The technique of sparing the nerves and arteries which are(More)
In arteriogenic erectile dysfunction, representing about 80 percent of all organic forms of impotence, a purely arteriogenic impotence is distinguished from a venous leakage. The former can be treated with promising results by means of arterial revascularization. In this respect it is worth mentioning that this form of impotence may also occur following(More)
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