LUTS


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LUTS

A commonly used abbreviation for “lower urinary tract symptoms, ” that is, for symptoms such as difficulty initiating or maintaining a strong and comfortable urinary stream.
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The World Health Organization (WHO) and African practitioners have called for more direct measures of the incidence and burden of disease due to ED and LUTS [5,19,25], in order to rationalize the advances in investigation, prevention and treatment in Africa suggested by organizations such as the American Urological Association (AUA), European Urological Association (EUA) and International Continence Society (ICS) [20].
Potential causes of LUTS in cats include bacterial infection of the lower urinary tract, urolithiasis (urinary stones), obstruction of the lower urinary tract with uroliths (urinary stones), and feline idiopathic cystitis (FIC), a diagnosis that is achieved by ruling out all other causes of LUTS.
"The results support the importance of both reducing sitting time and promoting physical activity for preventing LUTS," said lead author Dr.
Bladder outflow obstruction, which is often caused by prostatic hyperplasia, is one of the most common causes of LUTS. There are many other causes of LUTS which include detrusor overactivity/overactive bladder (OAB), or nocturnal polyuria.
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.
The benefit of monitoring with 3D LUTs is that the crew is able to see the footage as the director intends it, and is completely non-destructive because the original camera footage remains untouched."
It was recorded if a patient of the symptom-resolution group revisited the hospital and received retreatment with silodosin for the deterioration of LUTS during follow-up (for 4 years after administration).
The logic block architectures proposed in these works [9-12] replace legacy LUTs with innovative high coverage logic elements derived from frequently appearing logic functions.