from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Surrounding the urethra
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Surrounding the urethra.
Occurring in the inner part of the prostate gland (called the periurethral gland), BPH is noncancerous growth that happens with age (and only if you have testicles).
In a man who has his cancerous prostate removed, there should be no PSA in the blood except for a minute amount produced by the periurethral glands.
Scientists also found a PSA level higher than that expected from the periurethral glands based on the new test meant the patients would have their disease recur.
In the study phases, which are ongoing, 29 women (mean age of 49.5), whose stress urinary incontinence symptoms had not improved within a year of standard therapy, received cystoscope-assisted periurethral cell injections.
Collagen injections can benefit women who still suffer from stress urinary incontinence even after urethral or periurethral ...
(presumably produced by the normal periurethral glands) of patients meant that the prostate cancer was effectively cured and did not return over a period of at least 10 years.
The study, published in the February edition of the Journal of Urology, reviewed the records of patients who underwent periurethral collagen injection between January 2000 and December 2006.