Relationship between lower urinary tract symptoms and urinary ATP in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia or overactive bladder.

@article{Sugaya2009RelationshipBL,
  title={Relationship between lower urinary tract symptoms and urinary ATP in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia or overactive bladder.},
  author={Kimio Sugaya and Saori Nishijima and Katsumi Kadekawa and Minoru Miyazato and Hideki Mukouyama},
  journal={Biomedical research},
  year={2009},
  volume={30 5},
  pages={287-94}
}
We investigated whether the improvement of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and urinary adenosine triphosphate (ATP) level were related. Fifty-seven patients and 13 normal controls were enrolled in this study. All of the male patients had benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), and all of the female patients had overactive bladder (OAB). We administered an alpha-1 adrenergic receptor antagonist (tamsulosin hydrochloride) for BPH, while OAB patients received an anti-muscarinic agent (propiverine… CONTINUE READING

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