Incidence and progression of lower urinary tract symptoms in a large prospective cohort of United States men.

@article{Platz2012IncidenceAP,
  title={Incidence and progression of lower urinary tract symptoms in a large prospective cohort of United States men.},
  author={Elizabeth A. Platz and Corinne E Joshu and Alison M Mondul and Sarah B Peskoe and Walter C Willett and Edward L. Giovannucci},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2012},
  volume={188 2},
  pages={496-501}
}
PURPOSE To support trials testing lifestyle interventions for lower urinary tract symptoms, often a consequence of benign prostatic hyperplasia, we estimated the incidence and progression rates of lower urinary tract symptoms in United States men unselected for benign prostatic hyperplasia. MATERIALS AND METHODS We studied men in the HPFS (Health Professionals Follow-Up Study) whom we asked to report periodically by mailed survey whether they had undergone surgery or used medications for… CONTINUE READING