Corpus ID: 29298416

Effects of Difaprost® on voiding dysfunction, histology and inflammation markers in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia who are candidates for surgical treatment.

@article{Suardi2014EffectsOD,
  title={Effects of Difaprost® on voiding dysfunction, histology and inflammation markers in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia who are candidates for surgical treatment.},
  author={N. Suardi and G. Gandaglia and A. Nini and F. Montorsi and F. Pellucchi and A. Agostini and P. Rigatti},
  journal={Minerva urologica e nefrologica = The Italian journal of urology and nephrology},
  year={2014},
  volume={66 2},
  pages={
          119-25
        }
}
AIM Although previous studies assessed the effects of Serenoa repens, quercetin and β-sitosterol on inflammatory parameters, no randomized studies have tested the combination of these agents neither on BPH symptoms nor on the inflammatory pattern. The aim of this trial was to evaluate the effects of Difaprost® on voiding dysfunction, histological inflammatory alterations and apoptotic molecular mechanisms in BPH patients. METHODS We included 36 patients affected by BPH with obstructive… Expand
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