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hyperplasia

(hī'pərplā`zhə): see hypertrophyhypertrophy
, enlargement of a tissue or organ of the body resulting from an increase in the size of its cells. Such growth accompanies an increase in the functioning of the tissue. In normal physiology the growth in size of muscles (e.g.
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Hyperplasia

 

an increase in the number of structural elements of tissues or organs. In man and animals, hyperplasia is based on the intensified reproduction of cells and the formation of new structures. Hyperplasia is observed in various types of pathological growth of tissues (chronic productive inflammation and tumor), in regeneration, and in hypertrophy. Hyperplasia often carries with it compensating characters. In plants, it may be a local growth of tissues resulting from mitotic or amitotic cell division. It occurs with infection by destructive or pathogenic organisms, during trauma, and under the influence of growth stimulants, pesticides, and other preparations. The result of hyperplasia is the formation of galls, calluses, and warts.

hyperplasia

[‚hī·pər′plā·zhə]
(medicine)
Increase in cell number causing an increase in the size of a tissue or organ.
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Unfortunately, we do not know what the exact cause of BPH is.
Similarly, in a placebo-controlled study of men with both ED and BPH, those treated with 5 mg/day of tadalafil had improvements in symptoms of both conditions, with the ED improvement measured by the erectile function domain score of the International Index of Erectile Function.
35 points in AUA Symptom Score values, the standard scale used to evaluate BPH drugs and treatments.
Another reason: better prescription drugs to treat BPH.
The largest increase in the number of BPH cases is expected in the US for both total and symptomatic BPH.
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NX-1207 treatment has not been associated with the side effects associated with currently approved BPH drugs, which can include retrograde ejaculation, sudden drops in blood pressure, loss of sex drive and other adverse reactions.
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In men who eventually developed BPH, PSA also increased, but at a much slower rate.
Blinded clinical trials to date have shown that men treated with NX-1207 reported statistically significant improvement in BPH symptoms 3 months after a single NX-1207 treatment with no reported serious drug-related side effects, including no (0%) significant sexual side effects.
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