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Table 2 IPSS scores (obstructive, irritative, and total)

From: The efficacy of alpha-1A blocker (tamsulosin), antimuscarinic (solifenacin) and their combination in the management of double-J stent-related lower urinary tract symptoms: a randomized controlled study

  Control Tamsulosin Solifenacin Combined therapy P-value
Median (Range) Median (Range) Median (Range) Median (Range)
IPSS obstructive score
Pre-insertion 1 (0–3) 1 (0–2) 1 (0–4) 1 (0–3) 0.59
After 2 weeks 13a,b (6–19) 7a,c (0–11) 7c,d (3–12) 4b,d (2–8) < 0.001
IPSS irritative score
Pre-insertion 2 (0–4) 2 (0–3) 1 (0–3) 2 (0–4) 0.45
After 2 weeks 11a,b (6–15) 6c,d (3–9) 5a,c (3–8) 4b,d (2–5) < 0.001
Total IPSS score
Pre-insertion 3 (0–7) 3 (0–5) 2 (0–7) 3 (0–7) 0.836
After 2 weeks 24a,b,c (12–34) 13a,d (6–20) 12b,e (8–20) 8c,d,e (4–15) < 0.001
  1. Similar letters (a, b, c, d, e) indicate significant difference
  2. IPSS International Prostate Symptom Score