A comparison of dysfunctional voiding scores between patients with nocturnal enuresis and healthy children


Boybeyi O., Aslan M. K. , Durmus E. G. , Ozmen I., SOYER T.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, cilt.44, ss.1091-1095, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 44 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3906/sag-1308-87
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1091-1095

Özet

Background/aim: To compare dysfunctional voiding symptom scores (DVSSs) between enuretic children and nonenuretic controls and to investigate associated factors that may affect DVSS.

Background/aim:

 

 

To compare dysfunctional voiding symptom scores (DVSSs) between enuretic children and nonenuretic controls and

to investigate associated factors that may affect DVSS.

Materials and methods:

 

 

A questionnaire including demographic features, educational status of parents, DVSS questions, and urinary

tract infection (UTI) history was designed. A total of 269 patients were included; Group 1 comprised 161 patients with no voiding

symptoms and Group 2 comprised 108 patients with nocturnal enuresis (NE). Children with DVSS of greater than 8.5 were suspected

to have dysfunctional voiding. The results were evaluated using SPSS 15.0 with Kruskal–Wallis and multivariate logistic regression tests.

Results:

 

 

The median DVSS was 2 (interquartile range [IQR]: 1–3) in Group 1 and 8 (IQR: 5–12) in Group 2. The percentage of children

with DVSS greater than 8.5 was 0.6% in Group 1 and 53.1% in Group 2 (P = 0.01). The percentage of children with UTI history was

significantly higher in Group 2 (34.3%) than Group 1 (15.9%) (P = 0.03). An increase in the educational level of the father decreased

DVSS by 0.5-fold. Presence of UTI history increased DVSS 2.5-fold.

Conclusion:

 

 

The DVSS is a rapid, easy tool for determining abnormal voiding parameters in children. Children with NE had higher

DVSSs, which was significantly affected by the father’s educational status and the child’s UTI history.