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Definitions: LUTS, BPH, BPE, BOO, BPO

Jean de la Rosette

in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Men

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ISBN: 9780199572779
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199607501 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199572779.003.0001

Series: Oxford Urology Library

Definitions: LUTS, BPH, BPE, BOO, BPO

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• LUTS are the subjective indicator of a disease • LUTS can be classified as storage, voiding and post micturition symptoms • LUTS cannot be used for defined diagnosis • The coherence of LUTS (symptoms), BPO (urodynamic), BPE (pathological) and BPM (histological) is not fully understood.

Chapter.  1462 words. 

Subjects: Genito-urinary Medicine

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