IPSS is lower in hypertensive patients treated with angiotensin-II receptor blocker: posthoc analyses of a lower urinary tract symptoms population.

@article{Ito2013IPSSIL,
  title={IPSS is lower in hypertensive patients treated with angiotensin-II receptor blocker: posthoc analyses of a lower urinary tract symptoms population.},
  author={Hideaki Ito and Minekatsu Taga and Katsuki Tsuchiyama and Hironobu Akino and Osamu Yokoyama},
  journal={Neurourology and urodynamics},
  year={2013},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={70-4}
}
AIMS The existence of Angiotensin-II (Ang-II) receptors in the bladder wall and the pronounced contractile effect of Ang-II on the human detrusor muscle have been well established. Studies have presented the role of Ang-II as a mediator in smooth muscle growth and collagen production in the bladder with outlet obstruction. We investigated the associations between male lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and hypertension (HT), and examined whether the medications used for HT treatment… CONTINUE READING