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Urodynamic analysis is the predominant method for evaluating dysfunctions in the lower urinary tract. The exam measures the pressure during the filling and voiding process of the bladder and is mainly interested in the contraction of the bladder muscles. The data arising out of these pressure measurements enables the urologist to arrive at a precise(More)
α1-adrenergic receptors blockers (ABs) are recommended as first-line medical therapy in men with Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms suggestive of Benign Prostatic Enlargement (LUTS/BPE). Available ABs include: terazosin, doxazosin, tamsulosin, naftopidil, alfuzosin and silodosin. These agents have different profiles of selectivity for α1-adrenergic receptors(More)
Benign prostatic hyperplasia is considered a progressive disease intimately linked with aging. The long-term use of combination therapy with a 5-alpha-reductase inhibitor, together with an alpha blocker in men with moderate-severe symptoms, reduces the risk of clinical progression and BPH-related surgery. It is unclear what the impact is of preoperative(More)
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