The efficacy of an abbreviated model of the International Prostate Symptom Score in evaluating benign prostatic hyperplasia.

@article{Cam2003TheEO,
  title={The efficacy of an abbreviated model of the International Prostate Symptom Score in evaluating benign prostatic hyperplasia.},
  author={Kamil Cam and Ferda M. Senel and Yavuz Akman and Ali Erol},
  journal={BJU international},
  year={2003},
  volume={91 3},
  pages={186-9}
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate the acceptability to patients in Turkey of the International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS) for evaluating benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), and to devise a possible abbreviated model, saving time when administered by a physician. PATIENTS AND METHODS The IPSS questionnaire was initially self-administered in 200 consecutive patients aged> 50 years and with lower urinary tract symptoms. Patients were instructed only to mark questions which they clearly understood… CONTINUE READING

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