BMC Urol 2021 Mar 19;21(1):41. Epub 2021 Mar 19.
Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 4960 Children's Place, Campus, Box 8242, St Louis, MO, 63110, USA.
Background: Overactive bladder is a heterogenous condition with poorly characterized clinical phenotypes. To discover potential patient subtypes in patients with overactive bladder (OAB), we used consensus clustering of their urinary symptoms and other non-urologic factors.
Methods: Clinical variables included in the k-means consensus clustering included OAB symptoms, urinary incontinence, anxiety, depression, psychological stress, somatic symptom burden, reported childhood traumatic exposure, and bladder pain. Read More