prostatitis

Summary

Summary: Inflammation of the prostate. (Dorland, 27th ed)

Top Publications

  1. doi Willingness to pay per quality-adjusted life year: is one threshold enough for decision-making?: results from a study in patients with chronic prostatitis
    Fei Li Zhao
    School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Med Care 49:267-72. 2011
  2. pmc Prostatitis, sexually transmitted diseases, and prostate cancer: the California Men's Health Study
    Iona Cheng
    Epidemiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawai i, University of Hawai i, Honolulu, Hawai i, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e8736. 2010
  3. ncbi Fears, sexual disturbances and personality features in men with prostatitis: a population-based cross-sectional study in Finland
    A Mehik
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Oulu University Hospital, Finland
    BJU Int 88:35-8. 2001
  4. ncbi Leukocytes and bacteria in men with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome compared to asymptomatic controls
    J Curtis Nickel
    Department of Urology, Queen s University, Kingston General Hospital, 76 Stuart Street, Kingston, Ontario K7L 2V7, Canada
    J Urol 170:818-22. 2003
  5. ncbi Examination of the relationship between symptoms of prostatitis and histological inflammation: baseline data from the REDUCE chemoprevention trial
    J Curtis Nickel
    Department of Urology, Queen s University, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Urol 178:896-900; discussion 900-1. 2007
  6. ncbi Prostatitis
    Michel A Pontari
    Department of Urology, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Urol 177:2050-7. 2007
  7. ncbi Prevalence of prostatitis-like symptoms in a population based study using the National Institutes of Health chronic prostatitis symptom index
    J C Nickel
    Department of Urology, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Urol 165:842-5. 2001
  8. ncbi Prostatic MR imaging. Accuracy in differentiating cancer from other prostatic disorders
    S Ikonen
    Department of Radiology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, and The Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Radiol 42:348-54. 2001
  9. doi Prevalence of asymptomatic inflammatory (National Institutes of Health Category IV) prostatitis in young men according to semen analysis
    Paul Korrovits
    Andrology Center, Tartu University Hospital, Tartu, Estonia
    Urology 71:1010-5. 2008
  10. ncbi A prospective study of symptoms and quality of life in men with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome: the National Institutes of Health Chronic Prostatitis Cohort study
    Kathleen Joy Propert
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6021, USA
    J Urol 175:619-23; discussion 623. 2006

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Publications221 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi Willingness to pay per quality-adjusted life year: is one threshold enough for decision-making?: results from a study in patients with chronic prostatitis
    Fei Li Zhao
    School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Med Care 49:267-72. 2011
    To estimate the willingness to pay (WTP) per quality-adjusted life year (QALY) ratio with the stated preference data and compare the results obtained between chronic prostatitis (CP) patients and general population (GP).
  2. pmc Prostatitis, sexually transmitted diseases, and prostate cancer: the California Men's Health Study
    Iona Cheng
    Epidemiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawai i, University of Hawai i, Honolulu, Hawai i, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e8736. 2010
    b>Prostatitis and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) have been positively associated with prostate cancer in previous case-control studies. However, results from recent prospective studies have been inconclusive...
  3. ncbi Fears, sexual disturbances and personality features in men with prostatitis: a population-based cross-sectional study in Finland
    A Mehik
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Oulu University Hospital, Finland
    BJU Int 88:35-8. 2001
    To determine the occurrence of mental distress related to prostatitis in Finnish men.
  4. ncbi Leukocytes and bacteria in men with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome compared to asymptomatic controls
    J Curtis Nickel
    Department of Urology, Queen s University, Kingston General Hospital, 76 Stuart Street, Kingston, Ontario K7L 2V7, Canada
    J Urol 170:818-22. 2003
    Chronic prostatitis has been traditionally characterized by inflammation and/or infection of the prostate gland, objectively categorized by white blood cells and cultured bacteria in prostate specific specimens...
  5. ncbi Examination of the relationship between symptoms of prostatitis and histological inflammation: baseline data from the REDUCE chemoprevention trial
    J Curtis Nickel
    Department of Urology, Queen s University, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Urol 178:896-900; discussion 900-1. 2007
    Symptoms of abacterial chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome are considered to be associated with prostate inflammation...
  6. ncbi Prostatitis
    Michel A Pontari
    Department of Urology, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Urol 177:2050-7. 2007
    We quantified the burden of prostatitis in the United States by identifying trends in the use of health care resources and estimating the economic impact of the disease.
  7. ncbi Prevalence of prostatitis-like symptoms in a population based study using the National Institutes of Health chronic prostatitis symptom index
    J C Nickel
    Department of Urology, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Urol 165:842-5. 2001
    PURPOSE: The National Institutes of Health (NIH) chronic prostatitis symptom index was used to determine the prevalence of prostatitis-like symptoms among men (age 20 to 74 years) at risk in a community based study...
  8. ncbi Prostatic MR imaging. Accuracy in differentiating cancer from other prostatic disorders
    S Ikonen
    Department of Radiology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, and The Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Radiol 42:348-54. 2001
    ..Twenty patients had prostatic cancer, 20 benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), 4 acute bacterial prostatitis, 5 chronic bacterial prostatitis (2 also belonging to the previous category), 19 chronic non-bacterial ..
  9. doi Prevalence of asymptomatic inflammatory (National Institutes of Health Category IV) prostatitis in young men according to semen analysis
    Paul Korrovits
    Andrology Center, Tartu University Hospital, Tartu, Estonia
    Urology 71:1010-5. 2008
    To determine the prevalence of asymptomatic inflammatory (National Institutes of Health category IV) prostatitis in a cross-sectional community sample of young men.
  10. ncbi A prospective study of symptoms and quality of life in men with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome: the National Institutes of Health Chronic Prostatitis Cohort study
    Kathleen Joy Propert
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6021, USA
    J Urol 175:619-23; discussion 623. 2006
    ..We present the results of 2 years of symptom and quality of life followup of men with CP/CPPS enrolled in the CPC...
  11. doi The prevalence of prostatitis-like symptoms in China
    Chao Zhao Liang
    Department of Urology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University, Hefei, China
    J Urol 182:558-63. 2009
    We studied the prevalence of prostatitis-like symptoms and identified their associated risk factors in a population based Chinese sample.
  12. ncbi IgG4-related autoimmune prostatitis: two cases with or without autoimmune pancreatitis
    Isao Nishimori
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Kochi Medical School, Nankoku
    Intern Med 46:1983-9. 2007
    ..We report herein two cases with prostatitis. One was seen in a patient with typical AIP, and the other was observed without any clinical manifestation of ..
  13. ncbi Presence of INFgamma-secreting lymphocytes specific to prostate antigens in a group of chronic prostatitis patients
    Ruben Dario Motrich
    Centro de Investigaciones en Bioquímica Clínica e Inmunología CIBICI CONICET Departamento de Bioquímica Clínica, Facultad de Ciencias Quimicas, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Cordoba 5000, Argentina
    Clin Immunol 116:149-57. 2005
    Acute and chronic infectious prostatitis are the best understood of the prostate syndromes, but they are the least frequent...
  14. doi A pollen extract (Cernilton) in patients with inflammatory chronic prostatitis-chronic pelvic pain syndrome: a multicentre, randomised, prospective, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase 3 study
    Florian M E Wagenlehner
    Clinic for Urology, Paediatric Urology and Andrology, Justus Liebig University of Giessen, Giessen, Germany
    Eur Urol 56:544-51. 2009
    National Institutes of Health (NIH) category III prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS) is a prevalent condition for which no standardised treatment exists.
  15. pmc Inflammation in prostate carcinogenesis
    Angelo M De Marzo
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Nat Rev Cancer 7:256-69. 2007
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  16. doi Extracorporeal shock wave therapy for the treatment of chronic pelvic pain syndrome in males: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    Reinhold Zimmermann
    Department of Urology, Elisabethinen Hospital, University Affiliated Hospital, Linz, Austria
    Eur Urol 56:418-24. 2009
    ..There is no sufficiently validated therapy for chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS)...
  17. ncbi Pain sensitization in male chronic pelvic pain syndrome: why are symptoms so difficult to treat?
    Claire C Yang
    Department of Urology, Box 356510, University of Washington, 1959 N E Pacific Street, Seattle, WA 98195 6510, USA
    J Urol 170:823-6; discussion 826-7. 2003
    ..We evaluated men with and without CPPS to determine if there were differences between the 2 groups in their responses to noxious heat stimuli...
  18. ncbi Current challenges in the treatment of complicated urinary tract infections and prostatitis
    F M E Wagenlehner
    Department of Urology, Hospital St Elisabeth, Straubing, Germany
    Clin Microbiol Infect 12:67-80. 2006
    Serious urinary tract infections (UTIs) and acute bacterial prostatitis in adults cause significant morbidity and economic burden...
  19. pmc Evaluation of prostatitis in autopsied prostates--is chronic inflammation more associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia or cancer?
    Nicolas B Delongchamps
    Department of Urology, State University of New York Upstate Medical University, New York 13210, USA
    J Urol 179:1736-40. 2008
    ..However, the prevalence of chronic inflammation in malignant and benign glands has not been compared. We evaluated the association of inflammation, benign prostatic hyperplasia and cancer in autopsied prostates...
  20. doi Clinical phenotyping of patients with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome and correlation with symptom severity
    Daniel A Shoskes
    Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Urology 73:538-42; discussion 542-3. 2009
    ..We wished to validate this system in men with chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS). CPPS is a heterogeneous syndrome with a variable treatment response...
  21. ncbi Immunological alterations in the ejaculate of chronic prostatitis patients: clues for autoimmunity
    H John
    Clinic of Urology, University Hospital and University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Andrologia 35:294-9. 2003
    ..Thirty-five patients of a total of 88 patients with chronic prostatitis Cat IIIB were consecutively selected...
  22. ncbi Intraprostatic capsaicin injection as a novel model for nonbacterial prostatitis and effects of botulinum toxin A
    Yao Chi Chuang
    Department of Urology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical Center, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Eur Urol 51:1119-27. 2007
    An animal model for nonbacterial prostatitis in rats was developed with the use of intraprostatic injection of capsaicin, an agent thought to excite C-afferent fibers and cause neurogenic inflammation...
  23. ncbi Epidemiology of inflammation and prostate cancer
    Elizabeth A Platz
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Brady Urological Institute, The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Urol 171:S36-40. 2004
    ....
  24. pmc Mechanisms in prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome
    Michel A Pontari
    Department of Urology, Temple University School of Medicine, 3401 N Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    J Urol 172:839-45. 2004
    We reviewed the current literature on mechanisms involved in the pathogenesis of prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS).
  25. ncbi How does the pre-massage and post-massage 2-glass test compare to the Meares-Stamey 4-glass test in men with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome?
    J Curtis Nickel
    Department of Urology, Queen s University, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Urol 176:119-24. 2006
    ..inflammation and the presence of bacteria in the lower urinary tract in men presenting with the chronic prostatitis syndrome...
  26. doi Clinical phenotyping in chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome and interstitial cystitis: a management strategy for urologic chronic pelvic pain syndromes
    D A Shoskes
    Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 12:177-83. 2009
    The urologic chronic pain conditions such as chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome and interstitial cystitis are syndromes whose evaluation and management are controversial...
  27. doi Phenotypically directed multimodal therapy for chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome: a prospective study using UPOINT
    Daniel A Shoskes
    Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Urology 75:1249-53. 2010
    ..In this study, we treated patients with multimodal therapy based on the UPOINT phenotype and measured response after at least 6 months...
  28. ncbi Seminal plasma cytokines and chemokines in prostate inflammation: interleukin 8 as a predictive biomarker in chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome and benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Giuseppe Penna
    BioXell, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 51:524-33; discussion 533. 2007
    This prospective study quantified cytokine and chemokine levels in seminal plasma of patients with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS) and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), to evaluate inflammatory mediators as ..
  29. ncbi Effect of NIH-IV prostatitis on free and free-to-total PSA
    Igor Stancik
    Urology Department, Kaiser Franz Josef Hospital, Kundratstrasse 3, 1100 Vienna, Austria
    Eur Urol 46:760-4. 2004
    To examine the effect of asymptomatic prostatic inflammation (NIH category IV prostatitis) on total PSA (tPSA), free serum PSA (fPSA) and the ratio of free-to-total prostate specific antigen (%fPSA)...
  30. ncbi A prospective, randomized, double-blind trial to evaluate the role of a short reducing course of oral corticosteroid therapy in the treatment of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome
    Sylvia M Bates
    Department of Genito Urinary Medicine, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, UK
    BJU Int 99:355-9. 2007
    ..To assess the validity of our observational experience that a short course of oral prednisolone therapy might be of value in the management of symptoms of chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS) in men...
  31. pmc CCL2 and CCL3 are essential mediators of pelvic pain in experimental autoimmune prostatitis
    Marsha L Quick
    Department of Urology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 303:R580-9. 2012
    Experimental autoimmune prostatitis (EAP) is a murine model of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS) in men, a syndrome characterized by chronic pelvic pain...
  32. ncbi Bacteria in the chronic prostatitis-chronic pelvic pain syndrome: molecular approaches to critical research questions
    John N Krieger
    Department of Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Urol 167:2574-83. 2002
    There is a pressing need to determine the causes and consequences of, and optimal therapy for the chronic prostatitis-chronic pelvic pain syndrome.
  33. doi Eradication of Enterococcus faecalis by phage therapy in chronic bacterial prostatitis--case report
    S Letkiewicz
    Urological and Andrological Clinic UROGEN, 42 600, Tarnowskie Góry, Poland
    Folia Microbiol (Praha) 54:457-61. 2009
    The treatment of three patients suffering from chronic bacterial prostatitis who were qualified for an experimental phage therapy protocol managed at the Phage Therapy Unit in Wrocław is described...
  34. pmc Pseudomonas aeruginosa acute prostatitis and urosepsis after sexual relations in a hot tub
    Lori M Dulabon
    Department of Urology, State University of New York, Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York 13210, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 47:1607-8. 2009
    We report a case of a previously healthy 38-year-old male with acute prostatitis and concurrent Pseudomonas aeruginosa urosepsis...
  35. doi Nanobacteria: a possible etiology for type III prostatitis
    Xuecheng Shen
    Urological Research Institute of PLA, Southwest Hospital, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing, People s Republic of China
    J Urol 184:364-9. 2010
    ..We observed pathological changes in nanobacteria infected prostates in Sprague-Dawley(R) rats and investigated the possible etiological relationships of nanobacteria and type III prostatitis.
  36. doi Adverse impact of sexual dysfunction in chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome
    Shaun Wen Huey Lee
    School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Science Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia
    Urology 71:79-84. 2008
    ..To examine the prevalence, characteristics, and impact of sexual dysfunction in our primary care referral population...
  37. ncbi Nerve growth factor and chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome
    Lauri J Miller
    Department of Pathology, University of Connecticut School of Medicine and School of Dental Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut 06030, USA
    Urology 59:603-8. 2002
    To investigate whether the pain experienced by patients with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS) may be related to the expression of nerve growth factor (NGF), induced by inflammation and tissue injury experienced as ..
  38. ncbi Interleukin-8 levels in seminal plasma in chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome and nonspecific urethritis
    Abbas Khadra
    Department of Clinical Development Sciences Genitourinary Medicine, St George s, University of London, London
    BJU Int 97:1043-6. 2006
    To investigate whether a range of cytokines were detectable in the seminal plasma and urine of men with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS) and nonspecific urethritis (NSU), and whether cytokine levels correlated ..
  39. ncbi Alfuzosin treatment for chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome: a prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, pilot study
    Aare Mehik
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Oulu University, Oulu, Finland
    Urology 62:425-9. 2003
    ..examine the long-term efficacy of alfuzosin compared with placebo and standard therapy in patients with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS), because alpha-blockers have been suggested for the treatment of CP/CPPS.
  40. ncbi Treatment of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome with tamsulosin: a randomized double blind trial
    J Curtis Nickel
    Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Urol 171:1594-7. 2004
    We compared the efficacy of tamsulosin with placebo for the treatment of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS).
  41. ncbi Prevalence of sexual dysfunction in Chinese men with chronic prostatitis
    Chao Zhao Liang
    Department of Urology, First Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University, Anhui, China
    BJU Int 93:568-70. 2004
    To investigate the prevalence and risk factors of sexual dysfunction in Chinese men with chronic prostatitis.
  42. ncbi Long-term results of multimodal therapy for chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome
    Daniel A Shoskes
    Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston and Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, USA
    J Urol 169:1406-10. 2003
    Chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome is a prevalent and multifactorial condition. Many patients have the condition for years despite conventional therapies...
  43. ncbi The prevalence of men with National Institutes of Health category IV prostatitis and association with serum prostate specific antigen
    Brett S Carver
    Department of Urology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
    J Urol 169:589-91. 2003
    We evaluated the prevalence and relationship of serum prostate specific antigen (PSA) levels in a screening population of men diagnosed with National Institutes of Health (NIH) category IV prostatitis.
  44. pmc Loss of Nkx3.1 expression in bacterial prostatitis: a potential link between inflammation and neoplasia
    May Khalili
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
    Am J Pathol 176:2259-68. 2010
    ..To determine the effect of inflammation on Nxk3.1 accumulation, bacterial prostatitis was induced by intraurethral inoculation of a uropathogenic E. coli strain in mice. Nkx3...
  45. ncbi Pentosan polysulfate sodium therapy for men with chronic pelvic pain syndrome: a multicenter, randomized, placebo controlled study
    J Curtis Nickel
    Department of Urology, Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Urol 173:1252-5. 2005
    ..We evaluated the efficacy and tolerability of pentosan polysulfate sodium (PPS) for the treatment of men with chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS), National Institutes of Health (NIH) category III...
  46. doi Acupuncture versus sham acupuncture for chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain
    Shaun Wen Huey Lee
    School of Pharmaceutical Science, University of Science, Malaysia
    Am J Med 121:79.e1-7. 2008
    Chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS) afflicts 2%-10% of adult men. Available therapies offer little or no proven benefit...
  47. ncbi Terazosin therapy for chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome: a randomized, placebo controlled trial
    Phaik Yeong Cheah
    School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Science Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia
    J Urol 169:592-6. 2003
    We evaluate terazosin therapy for chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome.
  48. doi Acute bacterial prostatitis after transrectal prostate needle biopsy: clinical analysis
    Kazuyoshi Shigehara
    Department of Urology, Ishikawa Prefectural Central Hospital, 2 1 Kuratsukihigashi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan
    J Infect Chemother 14:40-3. 2008
    We investigated the incidence and characteristics of acute bacterial prostatitis after transrectal prostate biopsy, based on urine and blood cultures, treatment method, and outcome...
  49. ncbi Gonorrhea, syphilis, clinical prostatitis, and the risk of prostate cancer
    Siobhan Sutcliffe
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Room E6138, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2160-6. 2006
    Although previous case-control studies have observed positive associations among gonorrhea, syphilis, clinical prostatitis, and prostate cancer, many may have been susceptible to recall and interviewer biases due to their retrospective ..
  50. ncbi Symptoms and inflammation in chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome
    John N Krieger
    Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Urology 60:959-63. 2002
    To evaluate the possibility that patients with inflammatory and noninflammatory chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS) might present with different symptoms...
  51. pmc Fluoroquinolone-macrolide combination therapy for chronic bacterial prostatitis: retrospective analysis of pathogen eradication rates, inflammatory findings and sexual dysfunction
    Vittorio Magri
    Urology and Sonography Secondary Care Clinic, Azienda Ospedaliera Istituti Clinici di Perfezionamento, Milano 20132, Italy
    Asian J Androl 13:819-27. 2011
    ..the safety and efficacy of fluoroquinolone-macrolide combination therapy in category II chronic bacterial prostatitis (CBP)...
  52. ncbi Prostatitis-like symptoms: one year later
    J C Nickel
    Department of Urology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    BJU Int 90:678-81. 2002
    ..as having perineal and/or ejaculatory pain/discomfort severe enough to suggest a clinical diagnosis of chronic prostatitis (using the National Institutes of Health-Chronic Prostatitis Symptom Index, NIH-CPSI), and to compare them with ..
  53. ncbi Prostatitis, interstitial cystitis, chronic pelvic pain, and urethral syndrome share a common pathophysiology: lower urinary dysfunctional epithelium and potassium recycling
    C Lowell Parsons
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, Medical Center, 92103 8897, USA
    Urology 62:976-82. 2003
  54. ncbi Non-obese diabetic (NOD) mice are genetically susceptible to experimental autoimmune prostatitis (EAP)
    V E Rivero
    Faculty of Chemical Sciences, National University of Cordoba
    J Autoimmun 11:603-10. 1998
    Rodents develop inflammatory, non-infectious, prostatitis upon autoimmuniz-ation with male accessory gland (MAG) extracts in complete Freund's adjuvant (CFA)...
  55. doi The effectiveness of sildenafil citrate in patients with erectile dysfunction and lower urinary system symptoms and the significance of asymptomatic inflammatory prostatitis
    B Eryildirim
    Urology Clinic, Dr Lutfi Kirdar Kartal Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Int J Impot Res 22:349-54. 2010
    ..We also evaluated whether or not the presence of asymptomatic inflammatory prostatitis had an effect on the alteration in the symptom scores. A total of 36 male patients were included in the study...
  56. doi Quercetin for chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome
    Daniel A Shoskes
    Department of Urology, Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Desk Q10 1, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Urol Clin North Am 38:279-84. 2011
    Chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS) is a common condition with a heterogeneous origin that responds best to multimodal therapy...
  57. ncbi Physical activity of men with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome not satisfied with conventional treatments--could it represent a valid option? The physical activity and male pelvic pain trial: a double-blind, randomized study
    Gianluca Giubilei
    Department of Urology, University of Florence, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    J Urol 177:159-65. 2007
    Chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome is a major healthcare burden. Affected patient quality of life is poor and currently no investigated treatments have significant long-term benefit...
  58. ncbi Prostatein or steroid binding protein (PSBP) induces experimental autoimmune prostatitis (EAP) in NOD mice
    Virginia Rivero
    Departamento de Bioquimica Clinica, Facultad de Ciencias Quimicas, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Cordoba, Argentina
    Clin Immunol 105:176-84. 2002
    ..both spontaneous and induced autoimmune lesions, are susceptible to the induction of experimental autoimmune prostatitis (EAP), developing a severe inflammatory reaction in the prostate, accompanied by humoral and T-cell-mediated ..
  59. ncbi Chronic bacterial infection and inflammation incite reactive hyperplasia in a mouse model of chronic prostatitis
    Johny E Elkahwaji
    Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, 600, Highland Ave, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Prostate 67:14-21. 2007
    Chronic inflammation is postulated to contribute to prostate carcinogenesis. We developed a mouse model of chronic prostatitis to test whether infection-induced chronic inflammation would incite reactive changes in prostatic epithelium.
  60. doi Tuberculous epididymo-orchitis and prostatitis: a case report
    M Ludwig
    Urological Practice A von Keitz, M Schwickardi and M Ludwig, Marburg, Germany
    Andrologia 40:81-3. 2008
    ..We present an unusual case of tuberculous epididymitis and prostatitis, demonstrating the need for insistent diagnostic procedures to confirm diagnosis...
  61. ncbi Recommendations for the evaluation of patients with prostatitis
    J Curtis Nickel
    Department of Urology, Queen s University, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, ON K7L 2V7, Canada
    World J Urol 21:75-81. 2003
    b>Prostatitis is a prevalent, confusing and frustrating clinical presentation for urologists. Three recent international and North American consensus meetings have drafted suggestions for the evaluation of a man presenting with prostatitis...
  62. ncbi Role of mepartricin in category III chronic nonbacterial prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome: a randomized prospective placebo-controlled trial
    Aldo Franco De Rose
    Luciano Giuliani Urology Department, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Urology 63:13-6. 2004
    ..efficacy of mepartricin versus placebo with regard to symptom improvement in patients with chronic nonbacterial prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS) and to verify a relation between hormonal levels and clinical improvement ..
  63. ncbi Prevalence of and risk factors for prostatitis: population based assessment using physician assigned diagnoses
    J Quentin Clemens
    Department of Urology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Urol 178:1333-7. 2007
    Previous studies to assess risk factors for prostatitis used patient self-reported data and, therefore, they were subject to recall bias...
  64. ncbi Epidemiologic risk factors for chronic prostatitis
    Ja Hyeon Ku
    Department of Urology, Seoul Veterans Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    Int J Androl 28:317-27. 2005
    Chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome is a multifactorial problem, which affects men of all ages and in all demographics...
  65. pmc Vinclozolin exposure in utero induces postpubertal prostatitis and reduces sperm production via a reversible hormone-regulated mechanism
    Prue A Cowin
    Monash Institute of Medical Research, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria 3168, Australia
    Endocrinology 151:783-92. 2010
    ..We previously reported in utero Vinclozolin exposure-induced prostatitis (prostate inflammation) in postpubertal rats concurrent with down-regulation of AR and increased nuclear factor-..
  66. doi Treatment for chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome: levofloxacin, doxazosin and their combination
    Chang Wook Jeong
    Department of Urology, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    Urol Int 80:157-61. 2008
    ..prospective, randomized study to examine the efficacies of levofloxacin and doxazosin alone and as a combination therapy in patients with National Institutes of Health (NIH) category III chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome.
  67. ncbi Chlamydia trachomatis occurrence and its impact on sperm quality in chronic prostatitis patients
    Ruben Dario Motrich
    Centro de Investigaciones en Bioquímica Clínica e Inmunología CIBICI CONICET, Departamento de Bioquimica Clinica, Facultad de Ciencias Quimicas, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Ciudad Universitaria, Cordoba, Argentina
    J Infect 53:175-83. 2006
    The role of Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) in the pathogenesis of chronic prostatitis and its impact on male fertility remain controversial...
  68. doi Biofilms in chronic bacterial prostatitis (NIH-II) and in prostatic calcifications
    Sandra Mazzoli
    STDs Center, Santa Maria Annunziata Hospital, Florence, Italy
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 59:337-44. 2010
    ..In Italy, there is a high incidence of prostatitis (13.3%), also accompanied by prostatic calcifications...
  69. ncbi Acute and chronic prostatitis
    Vi N Hua
    Department of Urology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 303 East Chicago Avenue, Tarry 11 715, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Med Clin North Am 88:483-94. 2004
    In summary, prostatitis is a complex syndrome that spans a spectrum from acute prostatitis with a straightforward presentation to CP-CPPS with a complex array of symptoms...
  70. ncbi Reduced semen quality in chronic prostatitis patients that induce the release of apoptotic protein Omi/HtrA2 from spermatozoa
    X Y Hu
    Department of Urology, Shanghai Jiaotong University Affiliated No 6 People s Hospital, Shanghai, China
    Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 10:104-8. 2007
    The relationship between chronic prostatitis and fertility has been disputed for many years...
  71. ncbi Terazosine and tamsulosin in non bacterial prostatitis: a randomized placebo-controlled study
    S Lacquaniti
    Department of Urology, Catholic University of S Cuore, Rome, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 71:283-5. 1999
    ..with inflammatory process of the prostate met criteria for the inclusion in the study: 1) non bacterial prostatitis; 2) no previous treatment...
  72. ncbi Prostatitis: epidemiology of inflammation
    Regula Doggweiler Wiygul
    University of Tennessee, Memphis, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 853 Jefferson Avenue, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 6:282-9. 2005
    Approximately 8 million prostatitis-related outpatient visits per year have been reported worldwide. Only a small percentage presents with bacterial prostatitis...
  73. doi The perspectives of the application of phage therapy in chronic bacterial prostatitis
    Sławomir Letkiewicz
    Phage Therapy Unit, Ludwik Hirszfeld Institute of Immunology and Experimental Therapy, Polish Academy of Sciences, Wroclaw, Poland
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 60:99-112. 2010
    Chronic bacterial prostatitis (CBP) is a long-lasting and crippling disease that strongly impacts the patient's quality of life. The diagnosis of CBP is difficult and the treatment regimens are not always successful...
  74. ncbi Chronic bacterial prostatitis: an evolving clinical enigma
    J Curtis Nickel
    Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Urology 66:2-8. 2005
  75. ncbi The overlapping lower urinary tract symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia and prostatitis
    J Curtis Nickel
    Department of Urology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Opin Urol 16:5-10. 2006
    To investigate the relationship, diagnosis and treatment of the overlapping lower urinary tract symptoms experienced by men diagnosed with benign prostatic hyperplasia and prostatitis.
  76. ncbi Classification, epidemiology and implications of chronic prostatitis in North America, Europe and Asia
    J N Krieger
    Department of Urology, University of Washington, School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
    Minerva Urol Nefrol 56:99-107. 2004
    The last decade has seen a resurgence of interest and exciting new research on chronic prostatitis and related syndromes...
  77. ncbi Self-report of prostatitis and its risk factors in a random sample of middle-aged men
    Ivan Rothman
    Department of Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine Seattle, Washington 98195 6510, USA
    Urology 64:876-9; discussion 879-80. 2004
    To determine the risk factors for the self-reported history of prostatitis and to determine whether a self-reported history of prostatitis is related to the diagnosis of prostate cancer.
  78. ncbi Predictors of symptom severity in patients with chronic prostatitis and interstitial cystitis
    J Quentin Clemens
    Department of Urology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Urol 175:963-6; discussion 967. 2006
    ..Numerous studies have been performed to identify potential risk factors for CP/CPPS and IC. However, few studies have been done to identify predictors of disease severity...
  79. ncbi Prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome
    Geoffrey M Habermacher
    Department of Urology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Annu Rev Med 57:195-206. 2006
    We review the diagnosis, categorization, and treatment of prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome based on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) classification. Prostatitis is an extremely common syndrome that afflicts 2%-10% of men...
  80. ncbi Dyspnea and hemoptysis develop in a young man with prostatitis
    Carolina Q See
    Section of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago Hospital, 60612 7323, USA
    Chest 128:3625-8. 2005
  81. ncbi Identification of antigen-specific IgG in sera from patients with chronic prostatitis
    Edward J Dunphy
    Department of Medicine, Section of Medical Oncology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Clin Immunol 24:492-502. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that antigens of the prostate might be identified in patients with the chronic prostatitis/pelvic pain syndrome, a syndrome for which an autoimmune pathology has been proposed...
  82. ncbi An epidemiological study of patients with chronic prostatitis
    Chao Zhao Liang
    Department of Urology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University, Hefei, China
    BJU Int 94:568-70. 2004
    To assess possible causes, clinical symptoms and improvements in treatment for chronic prostatitis in China.
  83. doi Painful myofascial trigger points and pain sites in men with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome
    Rodney U Anderson
    Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    J Urol 182:2753-8. 2009
    A combination of manual physiotherapy and specific relaxation training effectively treats patients with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome...
  84. ncbi Chlamydial and ureaplasmal infections in patients with nonbacterial chronic prostatitis
    R R Badalyan
    Department of Urology, NIH, Yerevan, Armenia
    Andrologia 35:263-5. 2003
    ..of routine evaluation of patients with inflammatory (IIIA) and noninflammatory (IIIB) types of nonbacterial prostatitis (NBP) for chlamydial and ureaplasmal infections...
  85. ncbi Chronic prostatitis and chronic pelvic pain in men: aetiology, diagnosis and management
    G A Luzzi
    Wycombe Hospital, High Wycombe, HP11 2TT, UK
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 16:253-6. 2002
    Patients with chronic prostatitis/pelvic pain syndrome typically report genital or pelvic pain (in or around the penis, perineum, scrotum) lasting > 3 months...
  86. doi Chlamydia trachomatis infection is related to poor semen quality in young prostatitis patients
    Sandra Mazzoli
    Sexually Transmitted Disease Centre, Santa Maria Annunziata Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Eur Urol 57:708-14. 2010
    The impact of chronic prostatitis resulting from Chlamydia trachomatis infection on male fertility is controversial.
  87. pmc Comparison of economic impact of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome and interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome
    J Quentin Clemens
    Department of Urology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Urology 73:743-6. 2009
    To perform a comparison of the economic impact of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS) and interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome (IC/PBS) because limited information is available...
  88. doi Anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial effects of garlic and synergistic effect between garlic and ciprofloxacin in a chronic bacterial prostatitis rat model
    Dong Wan Sohn
    Department of Urology, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, St Mary s Hospital, 62 Youido dong, Youngdungpoku, Seoul 150 713, South Korea
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 34:215-9. 2009
    Chronic bacterial prostatitis (CBP), which is characterised by recurrent urinary tract infection (UTI) and persistence of pathogenic bacteria and evidence of inflammation in the prostatic secretions, is one of the most common causes of ..
  89. ncbi Acute bacterial prostatitis in Korea: clinical outcome, including symptoms, management, microbiology and course of disease
    U Syn Ha
    Department of Urology, The Catholic University of Korea College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 31:S96-101. 2008
    ..Tract Infection and Inflammation (KAUTII) conducted a multicentre, retrospective analysis of acute bacterial prostatitis (ABP) to document clinical features, management, microbiology and the course of disease...
  90. ncbi [Investigation of chronic prostatitis and altered bowel habits]
    Hong Jun Li
    Laboratory of Reproduction and Genetics, Nanjing General Hospital of Nanjing, Command, PLA, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210002, China
    Zhonghua Nan Ke Xue 8:338-40. 2002
    To explore the incidence, causes, and significance of altered bowel habits in chronic prostatitis.
  91. doi Autoimmune pancreatitis-associated prostatitis: distinct clinicopathological entity
    Takeshi Uehara
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan
    Pathol Int 58:118-25. 2008
    ..To elucidate the clinicopathological characteristics of AIP-associated prostatitis (AIP-P), the clinicopathological findings of AIP-P patients were evaluated, and the immunohistochemical ..
  92. ncbi A review of the development and validation of the National Institutes of Health Chronic Prostatitis Symptom Index
    Mark S Litwin
    David Geffen School of Medicine, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Urology 60:14-8; discussion 18-9. 2002
    Chronic nonbacterial prostatitis or chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS) causes morbidity, both through symptoms and associated impairment in health-related quality of life, both of which illustrate the importance of patient-centered ..
  93. ncbi Therapy for prostatitis, with emphasis on bacterial prostatitis
    Florian M E Wagenlehner
    Justus Liebig University, Clinic for Urology and Pediatric Urology, Giessen, Giessen, Germany
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 8:1667-74. 2007
    The prostatitis syndrome is classified in bacterial prostatitis as confirmed or suspected infection and chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS)...
  94. doi The association between varicocele, premature ejaculation and prostatitis symptoms: possible mechanisms
    Francesco Lotti
    Andrology Unit, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Florence, Florence 50139, Italy
    J Sex Med 6:2878-87. 2009
    ..No study has ever systematically evaluated the impact of varicocele on sexual function...
  95. ncbi Acupuncture ameliorates symptoms in men with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome
    Richard Chen
    Trillium Medical Center, Acupuncture Foundation of Canada, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
    Urology 61:1156-9; discussion 1159. 2003
    To determine in a pilot study whether acupuncture improved pain, voiding symptoms, and the quality of life of men with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome.
  96. doi Stress induced hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis responses and disturbances in psychological profiles in men with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome
    Rodney U Anderson
    Department of Urology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5118, USA
    J Urol 182:2319-24. 2009
    ..We evaluated patients and asymptomatic controls for psychological factors and neuroendocrine reactivity under provoked acute stress conditions...
  97. ncbi Epidemiologic association between prostatitis and prostate cancer
    Leslie K Dennis
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Urology 60:78-83. 2002
    To quantify the relationship between prostatitis and prostate cancer by pooling previous epidemiologic studies of this association.
  98. ncbi The correlation between serum prostate specific antigen levels and asymptomatic inflammatory prostatitis
    Cuneyt Ozden
    Department of Urology, Numune Education and Research Hospital, Cevizlidere Mah 14 Cad, Balgat 12 25, Ankara, 06100, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 39:859-63. 2007
    Asymptomatic inflammatory prostatitis is a common pathological finding in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)...
  99. pmc Increased endogenous estrogen synthesis leads to the sequential induction of prostatic inflammation (prostatitis) and prostatic pre-malignancy
    Stuart J Ellem
    Centre for Urological Research, Monash Institute of Medical Research, Monash University, 27 31 Wright Street, Clayton, Victoria 3168, Australia
    Am J Pathol 175:1187-99. 2009
    b>Prostatitis causes substantial morbidity to men, through associated urinary symptoms, sexual dysfunction, and pelvic pain; however, 90% to 95% of cases have an unknown etiology...
  100. ncbi The role of Chlamydia trachomatis in prostatitis
    W Weidner
    Department of Urology, Universitätsklinikum Giessen, Rudolf Buchheim Strasse 7, D 35392 Giessen, Germany
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 19:466-70. 2002
    Ascending chlamydial infections have been thought to be an infective cause of prostatitis for the last three decades...
  101. ncbi Antibiotic treatment can delay ejaculation in patients with premature ejaculation and chronic bacterial prostatitis
    Abdelrahman el-Nashaar
    Department of Andrology, Sexology and STDs, Cairo, Egypt
    J Sex Med 4:491-6. 2007
    ..Previous studies reported that prostatic inflammation was highly prevalent in PE. However, the effect of antibiotic treatment of cases with PE and chronic prostatitis has not been extensively investigated.

Research Grants81

  1. VIRULENCE FACTORS OF CHLAMYDIAE
    PRISCILLA WYRICK; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..in the USA and worldwide, of bacterially acquired sexually transmitted diseases and their sequelae, including prostatitis, epididymitis, pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy and sterility...
  2. Anti-GM1b IgM for Detection of Localized Prostate Cancer
    Mepur Ravindranath; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Moreover, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and prostatitis can falsely elevate serum PSA...
  3. Energy Balance-Related Hormones & Prostate Cancer Incidence & Progression
    Edward Giovannucci; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..to SNS activity that disassociates high energy intake from weight gain and which is associated with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome prostatitis are at increased risk of prostate cancer...
  4. Role of E. coli Virulence Factors in Chronic Prostate Infection and Inflammation
    WALTER HOPKINS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    Estimates are that the various forms of prostatitis affect 9-11% of adult men at any one time, and up to 16% of men have reported having prostatitis symptoms...
  5. MOLECULAR ANALYSIS OF PATHOGENS IN OTITIS MEDIA BY PCR
    Garth Ehrlich; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Biofilms have been implicated in causing contamination of implantable devices, "sterile" arthritis, and prostatitis. Biofilm formation results from the coordinated expression of sets of genes that are induced upon bacterial ..
  6. Alternative Therapies for BPH, Multiethnic Variablility
    Steven Kaplan; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..forms of BPH resulting in different rates of progression and differential response to therapy? and, D) whether concomitant prostate conditions such as prostatitis are effected by phytotherapeutic intervention for BPH?
  7. MULTISPECTRAL BACTERIAL IDENTIFICATION
    STEVEN ROBLES; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Using this integrated identification protocol, bacteria that may be associated with chronic conditions (e.g., prostatitis and vaginosis) will be identified first by analyzing their 16S rDNA sequences and then by visualizing them with ..
  8. Rho-Modifying Cytotoxic Necrotizing Factor of E. coli
    ALISON DAVIS O apos BRIEN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..e., cystitis or pyelonephritis, or acute prostatitis. In fact, the cnf1 locus and a hly operon are co-transcribed and co-regulated from a prototypic uropathogenic E...
  9. Rho-Modifying Cytotoxic Necrotizing Factor of E. coli
    ALISON O BRIEN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..e., cystitis or pyelonephritis, or acute prostatitis. In fact, the cnf1 locus and a hly operon are co-transcribed and co-regulated from a prototypic uropathogenic E...
  10. ATRAZINE: IMPACT ON ENVIRONMENTAL AND PUBLIC HEALTH
    Tyrone Hayes; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Several studies have suggested that atrazine induces mammary tumors, prostate cancer, and prostatitis in rodents in addition to other adverse effects on reproduction...
  11. Initiation and Regulation of Chronic Autoimmune Prostate Inflammation
    Timothy L Ratliff; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..non-bacterial inflammation of the prostate is associated with multiple prostate diseases including chronic prostatitis-chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP-CPPS), benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), and prostate cancer...
  12. Interstitial Cystitis Clinical Research Network
    Christopher Payne; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..group at Stanford will work in parallel with the centers conducting trials for investigation of chronic prostatitis. A simultaneous application for that effort is being submitted. This is a critical juncture for IC research...
  13. Healing Chronic Wounds by Controlling Microbial Biofilm
    Philip Stewart; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Futhermore, the results of this research may impact the treatment of other biofilm-related diseases, such as osteomyelitis, endocarditis, prostatitis, otitis media, and sinusitis.
  14. Healing Chronic Wounds by Controlling Microbial Biofilm
    Philip Stewart; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Furthermore, the results of this research may impact the treatment of other biofilm-related diseases, such as osteomyelitis, endocarditis, prostatitis, otitis media, and sinusitis.
  15. MR Based Molecular Imaging of Prostate Cancer
    John Kurhanewicz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..increasing Gleason score, prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia (PIN), prostatic inflammatory atrophy (PIA) and prostatitis. (2) The dramatic decreases in prostate citrate levels with prostate cancer evolution, progression, and in ..
  16. Zona Pellucida - Immunopathological Study
    Kenneth Tung; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In the past 5 years, we have studied suppression of autoimmune ovarian disease (AOD) and autoimmune prostatitis (EAR) by the polyclonal CD4+CD25+ regulatory T cells (Treg)...
  17. Zona Pellucida - Immunopathological Study
    Kenneth Tung; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In the past 5 years, we have studied suppression of autoimmune ovarian disease (AOD) and autoimmune prostatitis (EAR) by the polyclonal CD4+CD25+ regulatory T cells (Treg)...
  18. Zona Pellucida - Immunopathological Study
    Kenneth S K Tung; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In the past 5 years, we have studied suppression of autoimmune ovarian disease (AOD) and autoimmune prostatitis (EAR) by the polyclonal CD4+CD25+ regulatory T cells (Treg)...
  19. VIRULENCE FACTORS OF CHLAMYDIAE
    PRISCILLA WYRICK; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..in the USA and worldwide, of bacterially-acquired sexually transmitted diseases and their sequelae, including prostatitis, epididymitis, pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy and sterility...