Published 2022-09-09
Aditya Airlangga Besut Daryanto Andri Kustono


Objective: Overactive bladder (OAB) is a chronic medical condition that has a tremendous impact on the quality of life for both men and women. Urgency is a primary symptom in diagnosing OAB and is closely related to the urge to urinate frequently during the day. Material & Methods : A retrospective study was conducted from January 2018 until December 2020 by using medical records database in our institution. There were 562 patients. Inclusion criteria used in this study are patients with OAB symptoms with any etiology who have undergone conservative, moderate, or future or postoperative measures in the study period. The patient who cannot be cooperative in filling out the International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS) questionnaire or the patient who refuses were excluded from this study. Statistical analysis was performed using Pearson correlation and linear regression. Results: From the results, linear regression, obtained significance (p <0.05) on the variables of frequency, urgency and nocturia. A linear regression value of y= -0.005 + 0.987X was obtained which illustrates that the higher the frequency, urgency and nocturia variables, the higher the possibility of Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) that can be correlated with OAB. Conclusion: Frequency, nocturia, and urgency are factors that influence the significance of the IPSS variable on the total IPSS score. Questionnaire items on overactive bladder symptoms score (OABSS) have a significant correlation with IPSS scores.



Overactive bladder, IPSS, OABSS, LUTS


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Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine/Airlangga University