LOWER URINARY TRACT SYMPTOMS (LUTS) IN MEN
Keywords: lower urinary tract symptoms in men
AbstractLower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in men refer to any combination of urinary symptoms. Many men experience lower urinary tract symptoms and the prevalence of these symptoms increases with age. Men with LUTS often experience urinary incontinence or overactive bladder symptoms. LUTS in men have significant detrimental effects on health-related quality of life, although symptoms are rarely health- or life-threatening. This article reviews the overlap of symptoms associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia and overactive in bladder in men and discusses the currently recommended therapeutic options.
By submitting manuscripts to SAPJ, authors of original articles are assigning copyright to Medpharm Publications (Pty) Ltd. Authors may use their own work after publication without written permission, provided they acknowledge the original source. Individuals and academic institutions may freely copy and distribute articles published in SAPJ for educational and research purposes without obtaining permission.