Can Bladder Wall Thickness Measurement Be Used for Detecting Bladder Outlet Obstruction?

@article{Gzel2015CanBW,
  title={Can Bladder Wall Thickness Measurement Be Used for Detecting Bladder Outlet Obstruction?},
  author={{\"O}zer G{\"u}zel and Yılmaz Aslan and Melih Balcı and Altug Tuncel and Tanju Keten and Anıl Erkan and Ali Atan},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2015},
  volume={86 3},
  pages={
          439-44
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the relationship between bladder wall thickness (BWT) and uroflowmetric parameters and the International Prostate Symptoms Score (IPSS) in patients with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). PATIENTS AND METHODS A total of 236 male patients who had LUTS-related benign prostatic enlargement with serum prostate-specific antigen level ≤4 ng/mL were included in this study. Age and duration of LUTS and IPSS were recorded. BWT was measured using 7.5 mHz suprapubic… CONTINUE READING
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