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Intravesical liposome versus oral pentosan polysulfate for interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome.
PURPOSE We evaluated the safety and efficacy of intravesical liposomes, a mucosal protective agent, compared to oral pentosan polysulfate sodium for interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome. Expand
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Investigation of urodynamic characteristics and bladder sensory function in the early stages of diabetic bladder dysfunction in women with type 2 diabetes.
PURPOSE We studied urodynamic characteristics and bladder sensory function in the early stages of diabetic bladder dysfunction in diabetic women. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 86 consecutiveExpand
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Preliminary results of prostate vaporization in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia by using a 200-W high-intensity diode laser.
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the efficacy and safety of a 200-W high-intensity diode laser in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia. METHODS The prostate was vaporized by using a side-firingExpand
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Comparative analyses of linkage maps and segregation distortion of two F₂ populations derived from japonica crossed with indica rice.
To facilitate genetic research, we constructed two linkage maps by employing two F₂ populations derived from rice inter-subspecific crosses, japonica Tainung 67 (TNG67)/indica Taichung Sen 10 (TCS10)Expand
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Voiding dysfunction in women with systemic lupus erythematosus.
OBJECTIVE We sought to explore bladder dysfunction in a cohort of women with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). METHODS We conducted a prospective study of 152 female patients with SLE during aExpand
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Effects of diabetes on female voiding behavior.
PURPOSE We studied voiding behavior in women with type 2 diabetes vs nondiabetic female controls and examined factors associated with voiding dysfunction in patients with diabetes. MATERIALS ANDExpand
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Prevalence of overactive bladder and associated risk factors in 1359 patients with type 2 diabetes.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate overactive bladder (OAB, dry and wet) and the associated risk factors of OAB wet (with incontinence) in type 2 diabetes. METHODS A self-administered questionnaire containingExpand
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Bladder dysfunction in rats with metabolic syndrome induced by long-term fructose feeding.
PURPOSE We studied the effects of long-term fructose feeding and metabolic perturbations on bladder function in rats. MATERIALS AND METHODS Female Wistar rats were fed a fructose enriched (60%) orExpand
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Prevalence and associated risk factors of nocturia and subsequent mortality in 1,301 patients with type 2 diabetes
ObjectiveTo evaluate the correlates of nocturia and subsequent mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).MethodsA self-administered questionnaire containing overactive bladderExpand
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Lower urinary tract symptoms and uroflowmetry in women with type 2 diabetes mellitus with and without bladder dysfunction.
OBJECTIVES To study the presence of lower urinary tract symptoms and parameters of uroflowmetry in women with type 2 diabetes mellitus with and without bladder dysfunction versus healthy controls. Expand
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