Iffat Raza, Mahrukh Kamran, Sadaf Shaheen.
Grading of Prostate Volume and International Prostatic Symptom Score (IPSS) in a Subset of Karachi Population.
J Bahria Uni Med Dental Coll Jan ;9(1):30-3.

ABSTRACT: Objective: Analyze grading of IPSS (International Prostatic Symptom Score) and PV (Prostate Volume) of BPH patients in a subset of Karachi Population. Methodology: A 103 Benign prostatic hyperplasia(BPH) patients were recruited. A cross-sectional study was done Prostate Volume was recorded along with their IPSS also noted. Result: Among BPH patients 25.2% patients had prostate volume of 25 to 30 ml , 52.5% of patient had prostate volume of 30 to 50ml and 22.3% of patients had prostate volume above 50 ml. In IPSS grading 82.5% patients were under moderate symptom group and 17.5% were under severe symptom group. Conclusion: International Prostatic Symptom Score continues to increase as Prostate volume increases.

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