Effect of weight reduction on the severity of lower urinary tract symptoms in obese men with benign prostatic hyperplasia
CF Ng1, CH Yee1, WY So2, SKH Yip3, E Wu4, P Yau5
1 Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
2 Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital
3 Private practice
4 Physiotherapy Department, Prince of Wales Hospital
5 Dietetic Department, Prince of Wales Hospital
1. A minor change in body mass index does not affect lower urinary tract symptoms, including subjective symptom scores and objective uroflowmetry variables.
2. More effort is needed to optimise the implementation of weight reduction programmes with respect to lower urinary tract symptom improvement in real life.