TITLE

Medical and Surgical Management of Bladder Outlet Obstruction

AUTHOR(S)
CHUGHTAI, BILAL; KAPLAN, STEVEN A.
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Renal & Urology News;May2013, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the management protocols for male lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) secondary to bladder outlet obstruction (BOO). These includes the saw palmetto is a commonly used over-the counter (OTC) drugs for symptoms of enlarge prostate. It cites that the alpha-adrenergic antagonists are used to treat the symptoms of the increasing urethral resistance. It also mentions the enzyme 5-alpha-reductase changes the testosterone to dihydrotestosterone (DHT).
ACCESSION #
87627734

 

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