Lower urinary tract symptoms associated with prostatitis

J Curtis Nickel
Canadian Urological Association Journal 2012, 6 (5 Suppl 2): S133-5
Approximately 50% to 60% of men with chronic prostatitis experience troublesome lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). Individual interventions yield statistically significant but minimally important improvements in clinical trials. Research has shown that categorizing patients with prostatitis by phenotype is an effective way to rationally select therapy and maximize the impact on symptom reduction and improve quality of life.

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