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What does IPSS stand for?

IPSS stands for International Prostate Symptom Score

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While the patient population differs between the BPH and prostate cancer risk reduction studies, the meta-analysis allows for a broader look at the effect of dutasteride on the detection of prostate cancers in patients who have a wide range of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) values, prostate volume and symptom scores, as defined by the International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS).
Physical examination, International Prostate Symptom Score, quality of life (QoL), five-item version of the International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF-5), basic clinical chemistry parameters, haematology, Se, testosterone, PSA (free and total), C-re-active protein (CRP), antioxidant status, transrectal ultrasound prostate volume, urinary flow rate, ultrasound-estimated post-void residual urine volume at baseline, and at 3 and 6 months, and urine ex vivo anti-adherence activity were determined in all subjects.
In phase II studies evaluating various doses, regimens, and two different formulations of cetrorelix, statistically significant differences from baseline and compared with placebo were seen on the primary end point of International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS) at week 12.
Assessments included prostate volume (PV) by transrectal ultrasound (TRUS), maximum flow rate (Qmax) on uroflowmetry, post-void residual urine volume (PVR), International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS), prostate specific antigen (PSA) levels, serum chemistry, and adverse events.
Recently, two long-term studies with a duration of 96 weeks and 60 weeks, respectively, were conducted and first data were presented focussing on the International Prostate Symptom Score (I-PSS), which is now recognised as the standard for assessing treatment efficacy in BPH (Roehrborn et al.