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Phase III Trial of Satraplatin, an Oral Platinum plus Prednisone vs. Prednisone alone in Patients with Hormone-Refractory Prostate Cancer
TLDR
This randomized comparison of a combination of satraplatin and prednisone versusprednisone alone supports the antitumor activity of the combination.
Prophylactic breast irradiation with a single dose of electron beam radiotherapy (10 Gy) significantly reduces the incidence of bicalutamide-induced gynecomastia.
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Prophylactic breast irradiation is an effective and well-tolerated strategy for prevention of bicalutamide-induced gynecomastia.
Efficacy and safety of long-term treatment with the dual 5 alpha-reductase inhibitor dutasteride in men with symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia.
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Long-term treatment with dutasteride results in continuing improvements in urinary symptoms and flow rate, and further reductions in TPV, in men with symptomatic BPH.
Cystitis due to the use of ketamine as a recreational drug: a case report
TLDR
It is expected that in the future an increasing number of cases of cystitis caused by ketamine use will be seen in young adults.
Non-parasitic chyluria: a case report and review of the literature.
TLDR
A case of non-parasitic chyluria successfully treated by surgery is presented and a short and critical review of the different treatment modalities is made.
Phyllodes Tumor of the Prostate
TLDR
C cumulative evidence in the literature indicates that these lesions should be considered neoplasms rather than atypical hyperplasia due to the frequent early recurrences with possible dedifferentiation, infiltrative growth and potential for extraprostatic spread in some cases.
Surgery or radiation: is there really a choice for early prostate cancer.
TLDR
One of the most difficult tasks for the practicing urologist is to counsel the patient in a decision for the optimal treatment for his localized prostate cancer, where the patient most likely to benefit would have a relatively long life expectancy, no significant surgical risk factors and a preference to undergo surgery.
Use of ketoconazole in the treatment of a virilizing adrenocortical carcinoma.
TLDR
Ketoconazole is very effective in suppression of adrenal tumoural steroidogenesis and merits consideration in pre-operative use and is warned against dangerous hypoadrenalism which seems to occur earlier in tumours than in normal adrenal metabolism.
Freezing of retrograde ejaculate for AIH.
The patient masturbated with an empty bladder, after intake of 4 g sodium bicarbonate daily for several days, to raise the urinary pH. The mixture of urine and retrograde ejaculate was centrifuged,
Urodynamic effects of Prolase 2 laser prostatectomy in benign prostatic hyperplasia.
TLDR
Laser prostatectomy performed with the Prolase 2 fiber seems to be safe and efficacious for BPH patients but long term efficacy and retreatment rates have to be awaited.
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