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urologists' attitude to prostate removal

Having read David Reid's account of his prostatitis treatment, and the negative attitude of doctors towards taking out the prostate, I woul…

Started by Jon

2 Sep 30, 2010
Reply by Jon

Health "Journalism"

The media exist to sell media. Given the intensely competitive nature of media, there is pressure to put out high quantity. So what happens…

Started by Arnon Krongrad, MD

0 Sep 9, 2010

A System for Choosing Treatment

A scientific paper on this approach has been published (click here). Using an endpoint of a 6-point drop in the CPSI with the treatments sp…

Started by Arnon Krongrad, MD

3 Sep 1, 2010
Reply by Nik

Do Men Get Better Pain Treatment?

On an online forum related to chronic pain, participants seemed convinced that women get relatively lousy pain management. One said specifi…

Started by Arnon Krongrad, MD

2 Aug 10, 2010
Reply by Arnon Krongrad, MD

Negative Surgical Outcomes Question

I was reading an article in the paper today - and it was about a man that died of surgical complications from prostate removal. Now - I und…

Started by James

9 Jul 19, 2010
Reply by Arnon Krongrad, MD


Some doctors recommend FOCAL TURP to treat prostatitis, what is this procedure? and in which case it could be helpful?.

Started by jeffos

2 Jul 8, 2010
Reply by terrence popp

LRP vs Davinci?

<This posting is moved from the general site as requested>   I just came across this item

Started by James

8 Jun 17, 2010
Reply by Arnon Krongrad, MD

LRP Recovery - ED

In my readings from various surgical web sites (really ads for different surgical practices) - thre are some practices that mention that t…

Started by James

15 Jun 8, 2010
Reply by James

TURP, TUIP or BNI prior to LRP, is it a problem for the surgeon during LRP operation?

Many of us during our prostatitis course (including myself) got some urinary obtruction issues, most of the time doctors propose a TURP, TU…

Started by jeffos

1 Mar 11, 2010
Reply by Arnon Krongrad, MD

A question for Dr Krongrad: green laser prostactetomy for prostatitis?

Traditional TURP seems to be inappropriate for prostatitis, what about green laser prostatectomy? the high Energy would burn all the inflam…

Started by jeffos

2 Sep 2, 2009
Reply by Arnon Krongrad, MD



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