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International Journal of Recent Trends in Science and Technology, ISSN 2277-2812 E-ISSN: 2249-8109

Volume 12, Issue 3, October 2014 pp 454-457

Research Article

Uroflowmetry Evaluation of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Patients with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia an institutional study

Chikkaraddi Manjunath L1, Manjunath Shetty2

{1Post graduate Resident, Department of Surgery} {2Associate Professor, Department of Urology}

Father Muller Medical College, Mangalore, 575002, Karnataka, INDIA.


BPH is one the common conditions found in an ageing man, presenting with LUTS. This study focused on comparison of IPSS score with prostrate size and uroflowmetry. We found the age group of 61-70 years were most commonly affected. Symptom score collected, co-related well with uroflowmetry than prostrate size obtained from ultrasound. The average flow rates co-relates well with IPSS score and also co-relates weakly with post void residual urine. Based on this study, the severity of BPH has nothing to do