Is Multiple Sclerosis Patients Receiving Adequate Medical Assesment for Urological Problems?


Sen H. M. , SANCAK E. B. , Uludag A., Karaman H. I. O.

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL AND ANALYTICAL MEDICINE, vol.6, pp.519-522, 2015 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.4328/jcam.3711
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF CLINICAL AND ANALYTICAL MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.519-522

Abstract

Aim: The aim of the study was to determine the medical assesment and treatment services for frequently seen urological problems in multiple sclerosis patients. Material and Method: In this study, 50 MS patients were enrolled. Patients were evaluated about appropriate and adequate medical care for low urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) by questionnaire that was prepared by researchers. Results: Eighty percent of patients (n = 40) had LUTS in study. There were 76% of patients (n = 38) declared that they had never been questioned by doctors even had no complaints about LUTS. Only 7.5% (n = 3) of MS patients with LUTS were under treatment. Discussion: Our study showed that MS patients with urological problems were not questioned and evaluated appropriately and adequately.