Prostate blood flow in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia complicated by urine retention

E A Atamanova, V P Avdoshin, M I Andryukhin, V V Chugaev
2012 RUDN Journal of Medicine  
Benign prostatic hyperplasia is the most frequent disease among middle and old aged men and connected with increasing of lifetime of men. The incidence of the disease is 42% to 87% in different aged groups. Purpose: to improve the diagnosis of benign prostatic hyperplasia without complications and with urine retention. 38 patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia underwent transrectal sonography with estimation of blood flow by Doppler. Blood flow speed measured in subcapsular and paraurethral
more » ... ar and paraurethral arteries with estimation of diameter and blood speed in veins of the paraprostatic tissue. Transrectal sonography showed the changes in the prostatic blood-flow, especially in case of urine retention. Transrectal ultrsonography plays an important role in the evaluation of the prostatic blood-flow.
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