How important are mens lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and their impact on the quality of life (QOL)?

@article{Haltbakk2005HowIA,
  title={How important are mens lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and their impact on the quality of life (QOL)?},
  author={Johannes Haltbakk and B. Hanestad and S Hunskaar},
  journal={Quality of Life Research},
  year={2005},
  volume={14},
  pages={1733-1741}
}
Purpose: To investigate the extent to which symptom severity and related factors contribute to the explained variance of the quality of life (QOL) of men with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) suggestive of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Methods: Data from 480 men awaiting urological assessment were collected by questionnaires shortly after referral by their general practitioners in 1997–2000. The World Health Organization’s QOL questionnaire (WHOQOL-bref), International Prostate Symptom… CONTINUE READING
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