Prostatodynia—Physiological Characteristics and Rational Management with Muscle Relaxants

Authors


*Department of Urology, Withington Hospital, Nell Lane, West Didsbury, Manchester M20 8LR

Abstract

Summary— Patients with a clinical diagnosis of prostatodynia were evaluated by bacteriological, urodynamic and psychological means. In a prospective study 27 patients were entered on a trial of phenoxybenzamine, baclofen and placebo. A 50% symptomatic response was reported with phenoxybenzamine.

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