Evaluation of lower urinary tract symptoms in children with Down syndrome: A prospective, case-controlled cohort study

KIZILAY F., Irer B., Kizilay D. O., ŞİMŞİR A., KALEMCİ M. S., Sen V., ...More

NEUROUROLOGY AND URODYNAMICS, vol.39, no.2, pp.833-840, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/nau.24293
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, BIOSIS, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.833-840
  • Keywords: Down syndrome, dysfunctional voiding, dysfunctional voiding symptom score, overactive bladder questionnaire, urinary incontinence, UROLOGICAL MANIFESTATIONS, PREVALENCE, INCONTINENCE, DYSFUNCTION, PATIENT, LIFE
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


Aims In children with Down syndrome (DS) which causes cognitive impairment and intellectual disability (ID), dysfunctional voiding is proposed to be more common than in the normal population. In this study, we aimed to compare the voiding symptoms of DS children with a control group by validated questionnaires.