Metabolic Syndrome in Female Patients With Overactive Bladder

UZUN H., Zorba O. Ü.

UROLOGY, vol.79, no.1, pp.72-75, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 79 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.urology.2011.08.050
  • Journal Name: UROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.72-75
  • Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Affiliated: Yes


OBJECTIVE To investigate the relevance of metabolic syndrome in the etiopathogenesis of overactive bladder in female patients. It has been shown that obesity has been associated with overactive bladder (OAB), and the metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance have been related to the annual growth rates of prostate and lower urinary tract symptoms.