Prostatic Obstruction in Chinese Populations
There are no recent data on the epidemiology of prostatic disease in Chinese individuals in the English-language literature. The conclusion that symptomatic prostatism is rare in Chinese was first reported by Chang and Char in 1936.1 Their experience at the Peiping Union Medical College Hospital is contrary to my personal experience in San Francisco, where 21% (147 426) of the city’s population is of Asian ancestry.
KeywordsBenign Prostatic Hyperplasia Acute Urinary Retention Prostatic Disease Symptomatic Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Asian Ancestry
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