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Genetic and Environmental Influences on Urinary Conditions in Men: A Classical Twin Study.

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To evaluate the genetic and environmental relationship among prostatitis and other urological conditions, including benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and prostate cancer (CaP), a classical twin design and biometric modeling was used. While prostatitis - characterized by pain and voiding symptoms, no clear etiology, and functional and quality of life impairments - co-occurs with other urinary conditions, the degree of shared overlapping etiological processes among them remains unclear. We examined the contribution of genetic and environmental factors to these conditions and the etiology of their associations at the level of genetic and environmental influences.

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Name: Urology
ISSN: 1527-9995
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