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  • Prostate Gland Essay

    The main function of the prostate gland, found only in men, is to discharge fluid that nourishes and protects the sperm. During ejaculation, the prostate gland also helps to push out the seminal fluid into the urethra. This gland is almost the size of a walnut and is located in the front side of the rectum, and in the center of the penis and the bladder. This is the passage way for urine to leave the body. Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH) is a disease where there is an unbalanced growth of apoptosis and cells, which can be chronic, resulting from an abrasion in the prostate gland. BPH is the expansion of the prostate which may be a result of an attack on the neck of the bladder or the lumen of the urethra which may cause a struggle during…

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  • Prostate Cancer Essay

    With it being the size of a walnut, the prostate gland is found between the bladder and the penis, and is part of the male reproductive system. There are three main disease associated with the prostate, including prostatitis, benign prostatic hyperplasia, and prostate caner. “Prostate cancer is an aggressive growth of malignant cancerous cells in the prostate that can be fatal.”(Cramer, 2015) In addition, prostate cancer is one of the most prevalent cancers in men and is one of the leading…

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  • Prostate Cancer Research Paper

    Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death amongst men in the United States. One in six men is estimated to be diagnosed with prostate cancer at some point in their lives. Similar trends are found worldwide to mirror those of the United States. However, the progression of prostate cancer is typically slow and does not metastasize all that often. Due to this, treatments can typically be life saving and prostate cancer deaths have declined ~35% from 1997 to 2007. This can…

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  • PSA Screening And Prostate Cancer Research

    One of them is known as Prostate Cancer, which is located in the prostate and is a small walnut-shape that produces seminal fluid that nourishes and transports sperm according to Fig.1 (Mayo Foundation,2015). It is a common cancer in men and can develop in three different ways (Mayo Foundation,2015). It can grow slowly and stay in the gland which causes no harm, it can grow slowly and need minimal or no treatment at all, and the dangerous one which can be aggressive and spread quickly (Mayo…

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  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Research Paper

    Hyperplasia What is benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)? Benign prostatic hyperplasia is a medical condition characterized by prostate enlargement this results in urinary symptoms such as difficulty passing urine, incomplete bladder emptying, or frequently urinating at night. This condition only affects men as women do not have prostate glands. This condition increases in prevalence with age. Progressive enlargement of the prostate may cause significantly bothersome symptoms and can increase…

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  • Urinary Incontinence

    Urinary incontinence is when you urinate when you do not mean to (involuntarily). What are the causes? There are many possible causes of urinary incontinence, including: Medicines. Infections. Enlargement of the prostate in men. The prostate is a gland near the bladder. When it gets too big, it can cause overflow of urine from the bladder. Surgery. Diseases that affect the nerves or spinal cord (neurological diseases). Emotional factors. What increases the risk? What are the signs or symptoms?…

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  • Acute Prostatitis Case Studies

    S. has a bacterial infection noted to the prostate. This may be secondary to risk factors like, unprotected sexual intercourse, urinary tract infections or other structural issues like benign prostate hyperplasia which often leads to urinary stasis and retention and is represented by fever, rectal and back pain and tenderness of the prostate (Yoon et al., 2012). Mrs. S.’s symptoms of fever, dysuria, and a tender and boggy prostate are representative of acute prostatitis (Dickson, 2013). The…

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  • Essay On Prostatic Cancer

    tissues. The tissues therefore competes with the normal tissues for blood supply of oxygen and nutrients, therefore depriving them these essential elements. For this research, I will talk about the Prostatic carcinoma. The prostate gland is a pear shaped gland, part of the internal male reproductive system. It lies below the bladder enclosing within it the prostatic urethra. The gland is encapsulated and held to the bladder by the Denonvilliers aponeurosis. It produces fluid that forms part of…

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  • PSA Synthesis Essay

    In life, we will sooner or later be thrown a curveball. Some of us will miss by a mile, some of us will miss just barely, and some of us will get a hit. There is one commonality: unexpected circumstances remind us to expect the unexpected out of life. Typically, a rising PSA is the first sign, coming well before any clinical signs or symptoms. In my mind, however, undergoing a Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) check was about as bad as anything I could imagine. That PSA anxiety hammers away at…

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  • Case Study Urology

    a number of new projects such as: Renal Cell Carcinoma, Prostate Cancer, Pelvic Floor and Holmium laser prostatectomy outcomes. At the recent American Urological Association-Western Section meeting in Kauai, Hawaii October 23-28, 2016, the Division of Urology won 1st Place for Best Poster in the Kidney cancer session for work entitled, “Crowdsourcing Assessment of Surgeon dissection of renal artery and vein during Robotic Partial Nephrectomy: A novel approach for Quantitative…

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