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 The Male LUTS/BPE educational platform aspires to become the source of education and scientific information relating to the indications lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and benign prostatic enlargement (BPE). This educational platform is an initiative from the European Association of Urology, in cooperation with European Urology. 

Male LUTS/BPE is a freely accessible platform providing healthcare professionals in urology with up-to-date information on developments in the field of LUTS and BPE. LUTS/BPE are very common in older men, making LUTS/BPE management a significant part of urological practices. The Male LUTS/BPE educational platform will enable urology professionals to stay on top of those developments that are likely to impact diagnosis, treatment and patient management..

New editorial by Suzanne Biers

Editorial comment on “Emerging Minimally Invasive Treatment Options for Male Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms” by Giuseppe Magistro et al.

This timely review of new and novel minimally invasive therapies for benign prostatic enlargement (BPE) reports on promising recent developments which minimise the risk of ejaculatory and erectile dysfunction (ED) seen with ‘gold standard’ procedures such as transurethral resection of prostate (TURP) and holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP). It provides an unbiased account of the current literature…

New editorial by Sachin Malde

Systematic Review of the Performance of Non-invasive Tests in Diagnosing Bladder Outlet Obstruction in Men with Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in men are highly prevalent, especially with increasing age. Initial assessment should include a detailed history in order to ascertain the most bothersome symptoms (voiding, storage, post-micturition, or a combination). Determining whether these symptoms are due to bladder outlet obstruction (BOO) is critical in determining further management…

New: Webcasts from EAU17, London

A selection of webcasts from the European Association of Urology is now available. For accessing the presentations on Male LUTS and Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia from the 32nd Annual EAU Congress in London, please go to the video page.

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Male LUTS/BPE is an important source of education and scientific information for many healthcare professionals in urology. This platform is an initiative from the European Association of Urology, in cooperation with European Urology. It is supported by pharmaceutical or medical device or equipment companies.

This page offers those companies the opportunity to share information. This can consist of articles, lectures, presentations, webcasts or podcasts.

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