publication . Other literature type . Article . 2017

PROSTATITIS: WHAT’S NEW IN BASIC SCIENCE AND CLINICAL STUDIES?

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  • Published: 01 Jan 2017
  • Publisher: Rostov State Medical University
Abstract
This review is based on analysis of more than 600 studies on prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome in males published in PubMed from Jan 2014 till December 2016. We present current data on epidemiology and pathophysiology of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS). Strong relationships have been shown between CP/CPPS and life style, blood testosterone, genetic factors and atypical intracellular pathogens (i.e. Chlamidia and Mycoplasma). In CP/CPPS patients significant microbiota alterations have been revealed. Also current data shows that CP|CPPS has a significant association with sperm count abnormalities and sexual dysfunction. Several st...
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free text keywords: prostatitis, chronic pelvic pain syndrome, prostatitis causes, prostatitis treatment, lcsh:Diseases of the genitourinary system. Urology, lcsh:RC870-923, Sexual dysfunction, medicine.symptom, medicine, Acupuncture, business.industry, business, medicine.disease, Gastroenterology, medicine.medical_specialty, Life style, Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, Multimodal treatment, Mycoplasma, medicine.disease_cause, Internal medicine
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