IJSRP, Volume 7, Issue 11, November 2017 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
AUB Pethiyagoda, K Pethiyagoda
The International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS) and uroflowmetry are routine investigations used by urologists in the assessment of LUTS. The aim of this study is to assess the prevalence of LUTS among general population of Central Sri Lanka. A descriptive cross sectional study consisted of patients who attended the Out Patient Department (OPD), Teaching hospital Peradeniya Sri Lanka, who did not complain of urinary symptoms. In our study population most common lower urinary tract symptoms were urgency and nocturia. Least common symptom was straining. The average value of total IPSS was 2.12. Hence, the general population of Sri Lanka is having mild LUTS.