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Ep 142 Aquablation: Expanding BPH Management Options with Dr. Ali Kasraeian
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Men's Health Podcasts

Listen to leading physicians discuss men's health on the BackTable Urology Podcast. Get tips, tricks, and expert guidance from your peers and level up your practice.

Episode #142

Urology

In this episode of the Backtable Urology Podcast, Dr. Jose Silva invites Dr. Ali Kasraeian, urologic oncologist in Jacksonville, Florida, to discuss his experiences with the Aquablation technique for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

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Episode #114

Urology

This week on the BackTable Urology Podcast, Dr. Jose Silva discusses sexual health with Dr. Arthur “Bud” Burnett, professor of urology at John Hopkins University, with an emphasis on the importance of preventative medicine in improving sexual health and different treatments for erectile dysfunction.

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Episode #101

Urology

This week on the BackTable Urology Podcast, Dr. Jose Silva invites Dr. Seth Bechis onto the show to discuss the diagnosis and treatment of BPH with Rezum, a minimally invasive surgical that uses water vapor to dissolve prostate tissue.

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Episode #86

Urology

In this episode of BackTable, Dr. Jose Silva and Dr. Justin Dubin chat about the benefits and pitfalls of using social media to network with colleagues and to educate patients about urological conditions.

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Episode #31

Urology

We talk with Dr. Ashley Winter about the importance of educating physicians and patients on female sexual health, including common presenting symptoms and newer treatments.

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Episode #23

Urology

Dr. Jose Silva brings Dr. Jonathan Clavell back onto the show to discuss complex penile implant cases. They cover how to deal with mechanical complications of AMS700 and Coloplast Titan, penile implants in Peyronie's disease, penile implants in priapism, tips for successful revision surgery, and how to manage post-operative infections.

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Episode #21

Urology

We speak with Dr. Zamip Patel about the different causes and treatments of male infertility. Listen to hear more about genetic vs. environmental causes of infertility, hormone tests, hormone replacement therapy, and varicoselectomies.

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Episode #14

Urology

Urologist Dr. Francisco Gelpi discusses surgical treatments for BPH with a special focus on the minimally-invasive GreenLight Laser prostatectomy. Listen to hear more about Dr. Gelpi’s transition from an oncology-focused practice to a BPH-focused practice, initial BPH patient workup , using prostate anatomy to choose a BPH surgical treatment, GreenLight Laser postoperative care, and the importance of BPH patient involvement and expectations.

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Episode #12

Urology

We talk with Dr. Yahir Santiago-Lastra, director of the Women's Pelvic Medicine Center at UC San Diego Health about the management of cystitis and pelvic pain syndromes. She shares her insights on genitourinary syndrome of menopause, pain evaulation and treatment, and procedural options including botox and sacral neuromodulation.

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Episode #8

Urology

Dr. Jose Silva interviews Dr. Jonathan Clavell, a high-volume prosthetic urology surgeon and assistant professor of urology at UT Health Science Center Houston, about erectile dysfunction counseling and penile implants. Dr. Clavell goes into detail about his journey as a men’s health specialist, ED workup and medical counseling, advantages and limitations of different penile implants, implants for complex ED patients (diabetics, cancer patients, etc.), and post-operative care for penile implant patients

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Episode #6

Urology

In Part II, Dr. Aditya Bagrodia talks with Dr. Claus Roehrborn of UT Southwestern Medical Center about the surgical management of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

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Episode #5

Urology

In Part I, Dr. Aditya Bagrodia talks with Dr. Claus Roehrborn of UT Southwestern Medical Center about the medical management of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

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Episode #4

Urology

Dr. Jose Silva talks with Urologist Dr. Yahir Santiago from UC San Diego Medical Center about the diagnosis and treatment of pelvic floor dysfunction in women.

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Episode #3

Urology

Dr. Jose Silva talks with Urologist Dr. Aditya Bagrodia from UT Southwestern Medical Center about the medical and surgical management of testicular cancer.

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Men's Health Articles

Read our exclusive BackTable Urology Articles for quick insights on men's health, provided by physicians for physicians.

Optimizing Testosterone Treatment: Clinician Perspectives & Therapeutic Innovations

Dr. Mohit Khera shares his approach to testosterone therapy, detailing considerations for patients seeking fertility preservation, various oral testosterone formulations, and the importance of managing estrogen levels.

The Role of Testosterone in Hypogonadism

Urologists Jose Silva and Mohit Khera speak on the nuanced role of testosterone in both the understanding and diagnosis of hypogonadism in male patients.

Testosterone and Prostate Cancer: Testing & Treatment Modalities

Urologist Jose Silva and endocrinologist Rodrigo Valderrábano explore the complexities of testosterone and prostate cancer treatment, sharing critical clinical insights and diagnostic techniques.

Rethinking Testosterone Therapy in Prostate Cancer Survivors: An Early Look at Positive Clinical Trial Data

Urologist Dr. Jose Silva and endocrinologist Dr. Rodrigo Valderrábano dive into the groundbreaking research that’s exploring the viability of testosterone treatment in prostate cancer survivors. The doctors discuss the importance of proper patient selection and preliminary findings from Dr. Valderrábano’s clinical trial.

Rezum Post-Procedure: Symptoms, Recovery, & Medications

Rezum post-procedure practices consist of catheterization, antibiotics such as Bactrim and Celebrex, anti-inflammatory drugs including steroids, and patient counseling. Learn more about Rezum recovery timelines.

Rezum Prostate Procedure Technique: ‘Less is More’

The Rezum procedure uses steam that is injected into the prostate to relieve benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) symptoms. Urologist Dr. Seth Bechis describes his experience with Rezum treatment techniques.

Rezum Treatment for BPH: Who Is The Ideal Patient?

When is Rezum treatment appropriate, where does it sit within the BPH treatment algorithm, and who is the ideal candidate? To answer these questions, Urologist Dr. Seth Bechis describes his approach to Rezum workup, including his process of initial treatment for BPH, and identifying ideal Rezum patients.

Doctor discussing testicular pain and scrotal pain with patient

Patients with testicular pain often refrain from discussing their symptoms with providers due to the stigma surrounding the topic. Learn more about how providers and patients alike can combat the stigma by acknowledging patient obstacles, improving the testicular pain evaluation, and advocating for men’s health initiatives.

Patient visiting with a physician about associated testicular pain

Effective testicular pain treatments may involve anti-inflammatory medications (Meloxicam), surgery, or musculoskeletal approaches. Urologists Dr. Brahmbhatt and Dr. Silva discuss the various methods.

Penile implant surgery consultation

Patients with chronic priapism require special considerations when undergoing penile implant surgery. Dr. Jonathan Clavell shares advice about assessing the extent of fibrosis present, special preoperative therapies, and additional surgical techniques in order to place a penile implant successfully.

Penile Implant Infection Signs & Treatment

It is important to know penile implant infection signs because it is a treatable complication after surgery. Urologist Dr. Jonathan Clavell shares his advice when looking for penile implant infection signs and his advice for penile implant infection treatment on the BackTable Urology Podcast.

Peyronie's disease surgery for penile implant

Peyronie’s disease is caused by fibrous scar tissue in the penis that causes painful, curved erections. Dr. Jonathan Clavell shares his Peyronie's disease surgery tips for penile implants.

Dr. Rahul Mehan performing GreenLight Laser Therapy

GreenLight laser therapy is a minimally-invasive treatment for benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH). In this procedure, a laser fiber is inserted through a transurethral cystoscope and is used to enucleate excessive prostate tissue.

A backtable set up for Rezum Procedure Water Vapor Therapy

A Rezum procedure (water vapor therapy) is a surgical BPH treatment that uses water vapor to ablate excess prostate tissue, which is naturally resorbed by the body. Learn more about how a Rezum procedure compares to UroLift, including complications, recovery, and side effects.

Penis implant surgery pain medication gabapentin

Diligent penis implant surgery post-operative care is essential because infection, capsule formation, and pain after penile implant surgery are possible. A strict regimen of antibiotics, pain medications, and patient education can improve post-operative patient outcomes.

Coloplast Titan penile implant

Learn abouot the differences between the Coloplast Titan vs AMS 700 penile implant devices. These are two popular devices for erectile dysfunction patients.

bipolar turp procedure device

The bipolar TURP procedure involves the use of a bipolar current to resect excess prostate tissue, alleviating symptoms in patients with benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH). Learn about Bipolar TURP surgery, advantages of bipolar TURP, and potential complications.

urolift procedure device

Learn about the UroLift procedure pros and cons. It is a minimally invasive, non-ablative BPH treatment that places permanent implants to pull the prostate lobes away from the urethra.

HoLEP procedure surgery

The HoLEP procedure, or holmium laser enucleation of the prostate, is a new BPH treatment that is widely used because of its minimal invasiveness and quicker recovery times. However, urologists should evaluate the HoLEP procedure pros and cons before they decide on the surgery.

5-alpha reductase inhibitors for BPH

5-alpha reductase inhibitors are a class of medications commonly used to treat BPH. They are most effective in BPH patients with large prostates. Learn more about using 5-alpha reductase inhibitors for BPH.

Urologist using the IPPS to evaluate patient with BPH

The International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS) is a universal assessment endorsed by the AUA. The IPSS questionnaire consists of 7 questions and evaluates BPH patients from a score of 0 to 35.

Blood test for testicular cancer markers.

Testicular cancer markers are the first step in working up a testicular mass, but are not elevated in all testis cancers. MicroRNA biomarkers are elevated in roughly 90% of testis cancers.

Young man consulting with his Urologist about testicular cancer and fertility after orchiectomy

The testes are responsible for sperm production, so many patients have concerns about testicular cancer and fertility preservation after radical orchiectomy. Learn about radical orchiectomy versus partial orchiectomy and the potential post-orchiectomy problems that could arise.

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Podcasts

Aquablation: Expanding BPH Management Options with Dr. Ali Kasraeian on the BackTable Urology Podcast)
Men's Health & Testosterone Replacement Therapy with Dr. Bud Burnett on the BackTable Urology Podcast)
Treating BPH with Rezum with Dr. Seth Bechis on the BackTable Urology Podcast)
Men's Health and Social Media with Dr. Justin Dubin on the BackTable Urology Podcast)
Women's Sexual Health with Dr. Ashley Winter on the BackTable Urology Podcast)
Perfecting Rectal Spacer Placement for Optimal Care with Dr. Neil Taunk on the BackTable Urology Podcast)

Articles

Optimizing Testosterone Treatment: Clinician Perspectives & Therapeutic Innovations

Optimizing Testosterone Treatment: Clinician Perspectives & Therapeutic Innovations

The Role of Testosterone in Hypogonadism

The Role of Testosterone in Hypogonadism

Testosterone and Prostate Cancer: Testing & Treatment Modalities

Testosterone and Prostate Cancer: Testing & Treatment Modalities

Contributors

Dr. Jonathan Clavell on the BackTable Urology Podcast

Dr. Jonathan Clavell

Dr. Justin Dubin on the BackTable Urology Podcast

Dr. Justin Dubin

Dr. Zamip Patel on the BackTable Urology Podcast

Dr. Zamip Patel

Dr. Claus Roehrborn on the BackTable Urology Podcast

Dr. Claus Roehrborn

Dr. Ashley Winter on the BackTable Urology Podcast

Dr. Ashley Winter

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