Urological Disorders in the Older Patient: Place of Phyto-Therapy

2021 Journal of Bioscience & Biomedical Engineering  
In the era of robotic surgery, however, the quest for alternative medicine is once again a must. Herbal medicine, so decried by some, remains widely prescribed and recent and increasingly relevant studies recognize it as having a certain effec-tiveness. Indeed, natural, homeopathic and phytotherapeutic products meet a real need. Urology being a specialty which concerns more and more patients of a cer-tain age because of the longevity and the improvement of the quality of life, it is quite
more » ... lly that herbal medicine finds its place in the population of the third age that we must protect from the side effects of conventional treatments. Thus, due to ever-increasing pressure from the media as well as from patients, many doctors - including urologists - are resorting more and more frequently to the use of phyto-therapeutic substances. Especially since the imperatives of economy, which in no way spare the health sector, push professionals to prescribe effective, safe and inexpensive substances.
doi:10.47485/2693-2504.1039 fatcat:hiknd5soprec3lijxwniv2cn64