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.
Score (I-PSS) and Quality of Life Assessment.
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
As we get older prostate symptoms
may become more obvious and should be checked out immediately
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.