Arabic Translation and Validation of the (Overactive Bladder Symptom Score) OABSS


The English version of the Overactive Bladder Symptom Score (OABSS) questionnaire was translated to Arabic language. The questionnaire was validated by comparing the response to the questionnaire in a patient with Overactive Bladder (OAB) before and after providing treatment with antimuscarinics.

Full Title of Study: “Validating 7-items Overactive Bladder Symptom Score (OABSS) Through Arabic Linguistic Version”

Study Type

  • Study Type: Observational
  • Study Design
    • Time Perspective: Prospective
  • Study Primary Completion Date: June 30, 2019


  • Other: Arabic version of the Overactive Bladder Symptom Score Questionnaire
    • All enrolled patients were asked to complete the Arabic OABSS questionnaire in its final edition before and three months after treatment with Solfinasin 5 mg once daily

Arms, Groups and Cohorts

  • Study group

Clinical Trial Outcome Measures

Primary Measures

  • development and validation of Arabic version of the Overactive Bladder Symptom Score (OABSS) questionnaire
    • Time Frame: 3 months

Participating in This Clinical Trial

Inclusion Criteria

  • More than 20 years – Had three months history of overactive bladder symptoms (urgency with or without incontinence and associated with frequency and nocturia). Exclusion Criteria:

  • Active urinary tract infection. – Predominant symptoms of urinary stress incontinence; – Diabetes mellitus; – Previous abdominal and pelvic (urological or gynecological gastrointestinal) surgery; – Previous neurological disease.

Gender Eligibility: All

Minimum Age: 20 Years

Maximum Age: N/A

Are Healthy Volunteers Accepted: No

Investigator Details

  • Lead Sponsor
    • Mutah University
  • Provider of Information About this Clinical Study
    • Principal Investigator: Fadi Sawaqed, Dr – Mutah University

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