Evaluation of Test-retest Reliability Overactive Bladder Symptoms Score Validation of Patients with localized Prostate Cancer

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Sawsan Ahmed Awadallah
Ahmed Abdo A. Harwn
Ali Hammed Z. Alshehri
Abdullah M. Alshehri
Ibrahim S. AlHarthy


The purpose of current study was to compare the reliability of testing and retesting patients with localized prostate cancer with validated tools for assessing the International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS) and (QOL) in Overactive Bladder men (OAB), to develop and evaluate correlations. Methods:

This study obtain the three dairy and Overactive Bladder Symptom Score (OABSS), the International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS) and (QOL) over the course of six visits. Utilizing the weighted KABBA coefficient, comparisons were done. OABSS, voiding diary, International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS) and (QOL) all were compared with internal correlation coefficients (ICC) between the first and second application verified. 3-Day Bladder Diary Questionnaire correlation: Patient perceptions status of bladder, (IPSS) and (QOL)  at each visit (6 visits in total) in 52 localized prostate cancer patients. A test was performed, including the index. At enrollment they underwent OABSS and after they received Mirabegron 25 mg once daily for 1 month and then repeated the questionnaire after 6 months. Validity and reliability of patients' OABSS and its correlation with the patients' perception of their 3-day bladder diary and bladder status was performed, respectively. Results: Of the total 52 OAB patient's, 27 had their OAB recorded in the wet and 25 had their OAB recorded in the dry. Weighted KABBA Coe feints ranged from 0.137 to 0.307 for each score of symptoms and 0.233 for the total symptoms score, which was moderate to good. Seventy-two percent of the patients (72%) were followed up and had completed responsiveness studies. During the first month on Mirabegron 25 mg once daily from baseline, OAB symptoms worsen significantly. OABSS gradually deceased over time within three months after retest reliability was confirmed.

OAB in our population is significant in terms of the following, frequency, urge, incontinence, OABSS, (IPSS) and (QOL)  improvements. However, the current study shows that Mirabegron is effective in treating other OAB symptoms in patients such as frequent urinary incontinence, urge, OABSS, and the International Prostate Symptom Score, which improves over time was done.

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Sawsan Ahmed Awadallah, Ahmed Abdo A. Harwn, Ali Hammed Z. Alshehri, Abdullah M. Alshehri, & Ibrahim S. AlHarthy. (2023). Evaluation of Test-retest Reliability Overactive Bladder Symptoms Score Validation of Patients with localized Prostate Cancer. Journal of Coastal Life Medicine, 11(2), 1225–1229. Retrieved from https://www.jclmm.com/index.php/journal/article/view/1146


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