Botulinum toxin A injection to the bladder neck and urethra for medically refractory lower urinary tract symptoms in men without prostatic obstruction.

@article{Chen2009BotulinumTA,
  title={Botulinum toxin A injection to the bladder neck and urethra for medically refractory lower urinary tract symptoms in men without prostatic obstruction.},
  author={Jing-liang Chen and Chia-Yen Chen and Hann-Chorng Kuo},
  journal={Journal of the Formosan Medical Association = Taiwan yi zhi},
  year={2009},
  volume={108 12},
  pages={
          950-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in men with small benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) might not result from prostatic compression. Instead, bladder neck and urethral dysfunction could play an important role. We investigated the effect of botulinum toxin A (BoNT-A) injection to the bladder neck and urethra of men with small BPH and LUTS that were refractory to medical treatment. METHODS We enrolled 30 men with a total prostate volume (TPV) of < 40 mL, International… CONTINUE READING