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We performed a follow on service evaluation of the male pelvic pain clinic1 undertaken by PH for patients who attended during 1 October 2012 to 31 March 2013. Notes were available for 24/28 (86%) patients. Patients were managed as detailed in the recent ‘How to’ article.2
In 2012, the mean age was 36.9 years, mean National Institutes of Health – Chronic Prostatitis Symptom Index score 24.7 at presentation and 15.2 at final review, with 15 (62.5%) having a >25% improvement in symptom score which was similar to our 2010 evaluation. The proportion of patients receiving antibiotics …
Contributors SK: Reviewed the patient notes and collated data, wrote the initial draft of letter and aided submission process. MC: Supervised data collection and drafting of article and completed submission process. PH: Reviewed the final draft of letter and data.
Ethics approval As this is a service evaluation, no ethics committee review is required.
Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.
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