The incidence of Diabetic Cystopathy among Iraqi Diabetic Patients with lower Urinary Tract Symptoms


  • Saif AM. Abdul-Hameed
  • Mohammed Bassil Ismail



Diabetic cystopathy; prevalence; diabetic duration; compliance.


Background: Diabetic cystopathy disease is one of the most important problems facing diabetics. Determining the
prevalence rate is one of the basics to know the effect of hyperglycemia on bladder patients to provide them with
the best treatment services. And reduce the percentage of damage that occurs to the functioning of the bladder
over a duration of disease.
Aim of study: identify the prevalence of diabetic cystopathy among diabetic patients.
Patients and methods: A cross sectional study were conducted from the first of Jun 2019 to end of December 2020.
We selected convenient sample includes all Diabetic patients presenting with voiding dysfunction attending to
private clinic of Dr. Saif al-haideri for urodynamic study and and who that meeting the eligibility criteria, data
collection by A structured questionnaire is developed to collect information from the participation after physical
examination and Urodynamic evaluation was done.
Result: The total study sample were 550 diabetic patients, out of them 112 (20.4%) were diabetic cystopathy.
(56% male and 44% female) with mean age was 56.50±15.50 years. The mean duration of diabetic diagnosis was
(13.7±8.25) years with 75% were more than 10 years, while (742.70±158.29 ml) the mean volume of bladder capacity
and (87.35±81.82 ml/cm H2O) mean of compliance and without any statically significant association (p=0.120 and
0.989 respectively).
Conclusion: 20.4% of Iraqi diabetic patients have diabetic cystopathy, and without any statically significant
association between urodynamic finding and duration of diabetic disease.

Author Biographies

Saif AM. Abdul-Hameed

Specialist CABMS (urology), urology department, Nursing home hospital, Medical City Complex,

Mohammed Bassil Ismail

Assistant Professor, CABMS (Urology), urology department, College of Medicine, University of




How to Cite

Saif AM. Abdul-Hameed, & Mohammed Bassil Ismail. (2022). The incidence of Diabetic Cystopathy among Iraqi Diabetic Patients with lower Urinary Tract Symptoms. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 16(3), 317–323.