International Continence Society-Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia study quality-of-life (ICSQoL)

Donovan JL


Basic description

The ICSmaleis the original developmental form of the questionnaire. It contains the ICSQoLand ICSSex.
ICSmaleSF contains one question on quality of life taken from ICSQoL


Donovan JL

2000 ICS/BPH study group
To provide a thorough evaluation of the impact of lower urinary tract symptoms on the lives of men with LUTS
Therapeutic area
  • Male Urogenital Diseases
  • Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms
Therapeutic indication
  • Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
Type of Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA)
  • pro PRO
Original language(s)
  • English for the UK
11 translation(s)
Bibliographic reference(s) of the original questionnaire

Donovan JL, Kay HE, Peters TJ, Abrams P, Coast J, Matos-Ferreira A, Rentzhog L, Bosch JL, Nordling J, Gajewski JB, Barbalias G, Schick E, Silva MM, Nissenkorn I, de la Rosette JJ. Using the ICSOoL to measure the impact of lower urinary tract symptoms on quality of life: evidence from the ICS-'BPH' Study. International Continence Society--Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. Br J Urol. 1997 Nov;80(5):712-21 (Pubmed Abstract)

Donovan JL, Abrams P, Peters TJ, Kay HE, Reynard J, Chapple C, De La Rosette JJ, Kondo A. The ICS-'BPH' Study: the psychometric validity and reliability of the ICSmale questionnaire. Br J Urol. 1996 Apr;77(4):554-62 (Pubmed Abstract)

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