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 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.4328/jcam.3711
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.519-522
  • Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Affiliated: Yes


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.