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OBJECTIVE Previous studies evaluating quantitative cerebral white matter diffusion anisotropy indexes have shown alteration in patients after trauma. To date, no clinically applicable scale exists by which to gauge and test the relevance of these findings. We propose the cerebral fractional anisotropy score in trauma (C-FAST) as an index of white matter(More)
OBJECTIVES To compare the treatment outcome of tamsulosin 0.4 mg (TAM) with or without solifenacin 5 mg (SOL) for the most bothersome symptom in male lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) with overactive bladder (OAB). SUBJECTS AND METHODS Male LUTS/OAB (≥50 years) patients who had a total International Prostate Symptom Score (I-PSS) of ≥12, I-PSS(More)
PURPOSE Nocturia is a bothersome symptom that impacts sleep quality in patients with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS)/benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). This study was performed to evaluate the impact of nocturia on sleep quality. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 58 male patients with LUTS/BPH were enrolled. LUTS/BPH patients without nocturia were(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the impact of metabolic syndrome (MS) on lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in middle-aged men. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 4256 ostensibly healthy native Korean men aged between 40 and 65 years who voluntarily underwent medical checkup were enrolled. Participants' demographics were collected including International Prostate(More)
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