Indian Journal of Urology Users online:618  
IJU
Home Current Issue Ahead of print Editorial Board Archives Symposia Guidelines Subscriptions Login 
Print this page  Email this page Small font sizeDefault font sizeIncrease font size
Year : 1999  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 133-136

Nonbacterial prostatitis/ Prostatodynia : a urodynamic spectrum


Dept. of Urology, SGPGIMS, Lucknow, India

Correspondence Address:
A Srivastava
Dept. of Urology, SGPGIMS, Lucknow
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


Rights and PermissionsRights and Permissions

Twenty-six men (19 to 55 years of age, mean 36 years) presenting persistent symptoms of prostatitis of more than one year duration were studied. Localization of bacteria was done accoeding to the method described by Meares and Stamey. The patients were stratified into 3 groups: 1. Chronic Bacterial Prostatistis; 2. Nonbacterial Prostatitis; 3. Prostatodynia depending upon the findings. Patients with Chronic Bacterial Prostatitis were treated with antibiotics. Patients with the diagnosis of Chronic Nonbacterial Prostatitis and Prostatodynia underwent detailed urodynamic evaluation including pressure flow / EMG studies and managed accordingly. We hereby conclude that all patients with persistent prostaritis should be studied in detail by sophisticated microbiological techniques. Patients with Nonbacterial Prostatitis (NBP) and prostatodynia should undergo detailed urodynamic studies as a routine and than treated acccordingly.


[PDF Not available]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed1321    
    Printed30    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded0    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal

 

HEALTHWARE INDIA