Urinary symptoms, quality of life and sexual function in patients with benign prostatic hypertrophy before and after prostatectomy: a prospective study.

@article{Gacci2003UrinarySQ,
  title={Urinary symptoms, quality of life and sexual function in patients with benign prostatic hypertrophy before and after prostatectomy: a prospective study.},
  author={Mauro Gacci and Riccardo Bartoletti and Stephanie Figlioli and Enrico Sarti and Brian H Eisner and Vieri Boddi and Mimma Rizzo},
  journal={BJU international},
  year={2003},
  volume={91 3},
  pages={196-200}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate urinary symptoms, sexual dysfunction and quality of life in patients with benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) before and after open prostatectomy, using the International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS), the International Continence Society (ICS)-"BPH" (ICS-male, ICS-sex and ICS-QoL) and International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF) questionnaires. PATIENTS AND METHODS Sixty men with BPH (mean age 68 years) underwent a digital rectal examination, transurethral… CONTINUE READING

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