symptom score

symp·tom score

American Urological Association's scoring system to evaluate prostatic obstruction.
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The international prostate symptom score (IPSS) is an assessment tool for the evaluation of LUTS.
The International Prostatic Symptom Score (IPSS) was developed by the American Urological Association and later recommended by WHO as the international tool of choice for LUTS assessment.
On average, those who took part in the exercise and followed the diet rated their asthma symptom score 50 per cent better compared to the control group.
Results: The international prostate symptom score (IPSS), quality of life (QOL), and overactive bladder symptom score (OABSS), Qmax, pulmonary vascular resistance (PVR), daytime urination frequency, urgent urination frequency, urge urinary incontinence frequency and night urinary frequency of both groups improved after treatment, and the difference had statistical significance (P<0.
The primary outcome measurement was the mean change of the total daytime nasal and ocular symptom score from baseline.
All these assessments were then added to calculate the total symptom score (TSS), the maximum of which could be 12.
The symptoms were graded on a 4-point scale (0-3) of the Global Symptom Score Scale (GSSS), which is a validated scoring system for functional dyspepsia.
The men were assessed for symptoms of prostate disease by answering questions on the International-Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS) test about their quality of life and possible urination issues.
We developed a visual prostate symptom score (VPSS) that uses pictograms to assess the force of the urinary stream, daytime urinary frequency, nocturia and QoL.
International Prostate Symptom Score and quality of life scores of GTCs-treated men with coexistent benign prostate hyperplasia improved, reaching statistical significance in the case of International Prostate Symptom Scores.
The trial met its primary endpoint as measured by the change in Total Nasal Symptom Score and Total Ocular Symptom Score.