[Relationship between chronic prostatitis and prostatic calculus].

  title={[Relationship between chronic prostatitis and prostatic calculus].},
  author={Hong-jie Chen and Ning-gang Yang and Ju-jie Zhang and Jun Wang and Xiang-jun Zhang and Jun Zhang and Xin-ning Yu and Dian-ting Zhang},
  journal={Zhonghua nan ke xue = National journal of andrology},
  volume={17 1},
OBJECTIVE To explore the relationship between chronic prostatitis (CP) and prostatic calculus (PC). METHODS We used transperineal ultrasonography (TPUS) to detect PC in 500 normal volunteers and 491 CP patients, and divided them into a CP and a CP + PC group according to the ultrasonographic results. Then we analyzed the NIH-CPSI scores, duration of symptoms and white blood cell count in the expressed prostate secretion (ESP). RESULTS PC was found in 19.8% of the normal controls, 5% (5/100… CONTINUE READING

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