To assess the prevalence, awareness, and quality of life (QOL) impact of symptoms suggestive of underactive bladder (UAB) in the USA.
A thirteen-item paper survey was mailed to 25,000 individuals 60 years or older living in the USA.
To investigate the association between overactive bladder (OAB) and coronary artery disease (CAD) as demonstrated on coronary angiography in patients > 65 years.
The patients who were > 65 years completed an OAB-V8 form before undergoing coronary angiography at a tertiary care hospital.
Multiple chronic conditions (MCC) are common among older patients with cancer; however, the exclusion of these patients from clinical trials has resulted in scarce knowledge concerning outcomes, resulting in variations in treatment.
Stroke is an extremely common clinical entity, and poststroke incontinence is a major cause of morbidity for stroke survivors. Although patients can experience a wide variety of lower urinary tract symptoms, detrusor overactivity is among the most common clinical findings following stroke.
The current approach to diabetes in the elderly incorporates components from the comprehensive geriatric approach. The most updated guidelines from the American Diabetes Association reflect influence from the consensus made in 2012 with the American Geriatrics Society.
To describe variation in utilization and costs of inpatient care for patients with kidney stones, examining associations with older age.
Using the Nationwide Inpatient Sample we examined inpatient discharges with stone diagnoses from 2007-11.
Significant advances in antiretroviral (ARV) therapy have transformed HIV into a chronic manageable disease. Co-morbidities associated with aging, such as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), are becoming increasingly prevalent in the HIV-infected population.
Prostate cancer (PCa) is a common medical condition in the United States, with an estimated 16% of men receiving a diagnosis during their lifetime. Although it is the second leading cause of cancer-specific deaths among men, PCa will not be the cause of death for most men who are diagnosed with it.
Older age is considered a relative contraindication to radical prostatectomy (RP). However, data are limited regarding the impact of age on perioperative outcomes following RP. We examined the association of age with perioperative outcomes following RP to inform risk-stratification and management.
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