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Occurrence and etiology of urological diseases

Principal   researcher:

Prof. Anssi   Auvinen, prof. emeritus Matti Hakama 

Brief description:

Urological symptoms and   diseases such as continence, storage and voiding disorders, as well as   erectile dysfunction are very common. A cohort of more than 3000 men has been   established of the population in Tampere area and it has been followed up   since 1994. A nationwide study population was formed in the PhD project of   Kari Tikkinen (FINNO Study). Urological and erectile dysfunction has been   evaluated validated instruments e.g. Dan-PSS and IIEF-5. The project involves   studies on occurrence and etiology of urological disorders based on long-term   follow-up of a representative study population. Several PhD dissertations   have been completed including Rahman Shiri   (http://tampub.uta.fi/handle/10024/67384), Jukka Häkkinen (http://tampub.uta.fi/handle/10024/67709) and Kari Tikkinen (http://tampub.uta.fi/handle/10024/66584).
  Collaborators:   prof Teuvo Tammela, Dr Juha Koskimäki, Dr Jukka Häkkinen, Dr Kari Tikkinen

Project dates:

The study was commenced in   1994 and follow-up continues

Funding:

Pirkanmaa Hospital District,   Finnish Urological Society

 
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