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prostate

a gland in male mammals that surrounds the neck of the bladder and urethra and secretes a liquid constituent of the semen

prostate

[′prä‚stāt]
(anatomy)
A glandular organ that surrounds the urethra at the neck of the urinary bladder in the male.
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The reliability of the Urdu version of the International Prostate Symptoms Score was assessed by determining the internal consistency, and by assessing the test-retest reliability.
9) Total 52 27 22 PSA: Prostate specific antigen, IPSS: International Prostate Symptoms Score Table 8: Correlation of serum PSA with BPH and prostatitis Parameters Serum PSA (ng/ml) Total <4 4-10 >10 BPH (%) 11 (23.
The initial evaluation consisted of the International Prostate Symptoms Score (IPSS) and Quality-Of-Life (QUOL) score, a physical examination including a DRE to exclude tumour and a neurological examination to exclude any neurological deficit and neurologically related bladder dysfunction.
A 2013 study demonstrated that elderly men treated with 320 mg of saw palmetto extract daily for eight weeks not only experienced a significant 52% improvement in their International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS), the standard tool used to measure the severity of benign prostatic hyperplasia symptoms, but also had a significant 40% improvement in sexual dysfunction scores
In the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study, men who reported eating six servings of vegetables a day had an 11 percent lower risk of prostate symptoms than men who said they ate no more than 1 1/2 servings a day.
Patients presenting with the lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) were interviewed on IPSS (International Prostate Symptom Score) proforma, to decide surgical intervention were included in the study.
7) High correlation between diagnosis based on medical history, serum PSA, digital rectal examination (DRE) and International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS) and those based on various investigations including ultrasonography and uroflowmetry has been demonstrated.
The subjects did not have a history of prostate cancer, elevated prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels, or prostate symptoms.
Several thousand men aged 40 to 75 were studied to determine the correlation between the incidence of prostate surgery and prostate Symptoms and exercise habits.
Treatment: Dr Brewer says: "Some men won't go to the doctor with prostate symptoms because they're afraid of a rectal examination.

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