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Table 1 Patients background (median, range)

From: Preoperative pelvic floor muscle exercise for early continence after holmium laser enucleation of the prostate: a randomized controlled study

 Group AGroup BP-value
Number of cases3535 
Age (years)72 (62–83)73 (57–86)0.55
BMI (kg/m2)24 (17–31)24 (19–32)0.37
G815 (12–16)14 (12–17)0.60
IPSS17 (5–34)19 (5–35)0.32
OABSS6 (2–13)6 (2–15)0.94
ICIQ-SF score0 (0–13)0 (0–13)0.83
Diabetes mellitus (n, %)12 (34%)10 (29%)0.80
Prostate volume (mL)56 (35–208)60 (35–114)0.89
Operation time (min)89 (50–202)88 (34–160)0.88
Enucleate prostate weight (g)31 (7–168)34 (5–94)0.81
  1. BMI Body mass index, ICIQ-SF International consultation on incontinence questionnaire-short form, IPSS International prostate symptom score, OABSS Overactive bladder symptom score