Benign prostatic hyperplasia

Abstract

Medical treatment with α1-adrenergic antagonists and phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors is aimed at relaxing the smooth muscle in the bladder neck, urethra and/or prostate to assist in the passage of urine; steroid 5α-reductase inhibitors shrink the prostate by blocking DHT synthesis. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a common disorder in ageing men in… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nrdp.2016.32

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