U-IPSS was found to be reliable and valid questionnaire in assessing LUTS
If you're bothered by LUTS
, see your primary care physician to identify BPH or other potential underlying causes.
Although originally developed to standardize the assessment of LUTS
in elderly men with benign prostatic hyperplasia, it has been shown to be neither disease nor sex specific.
Clinical Presentation: All the patients having LUTS
had both storage and voiding type.
The LIFT study was a prospective, randomized study comparing prostatic urethral lift (n=140) with sham procedure (n=66) in men with symptomatic LUTS
in 19 centres across the U.
The frequency of LUTS
in the study group was significantly increased compared with that in the control group (p<0.
Treatment of LUTS
includes conservative management and medical treatment such as a-blockers 5a-reductase inhibitors muscarinic receptor antagonists etc.
Total 600 men above age of 40 years having LUTS
were selected for study and following symptoms were included:
PDE inhibitors contribute to the treatment of LUTS
by restricting the degradation of the second messenger cyclic GMP.
Estimates of the prevalence of LUTS
in patients with PD vary.
The prevalence of LUTS
ranges from 17% to 67% in the literature, Dr.
She and her colleagues launched the EpiLUTS study, a cross-sectional, population-representative survey conducted in three countries, to assess the impact of LUTS
in men on sexual health.