Bladder hydrodistention with fulguration of Hunner lesions reduced nocturia in IC patients with or without nocturnal polyuria.
The number of neuromodulation test procedures performed per physician has increased.
Patients reported significant improvements in bladder pain and urgency compared with lidocaine alone.
Physicians are advised to use this approach in patients with interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome prior to the start of medical treatment.
Studies have suggested a strong "placebo effect" in the treatment of interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome.
About two million U.S. men affected by interstitial cystitis and chronic prostatitis; 17 percent overlap
A new device called a continuous LiRIS provided relief to 16 women with IC/BPS.
Symptoms of interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS) and chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS) are common among men in the United States, researchers reported at the American Urological Association 2012 annual meeting.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—A urologist told attendees of the American Urological Association 2011 annual meeting he has had promising results using cyclosporine A off-label to treat patients with severely symptomatic refractory interstitial cystitis (IC).
A new study of women with bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis (BPS/IC) suggests that a majority of them have sexual dysfunction.
The American Urological Association (AUA) has released the first clinical guidelines for diagnosing and treating interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS).
Intravesical chondroitin sulfate may have an important role in the treatment of interstitial cystititis (IC), according to researchers.
MILAN—Intravesical alkalized lidocaine (PSD597) may be an effective short-term and possibly long-term treatment for patients with interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome (IC/PBS), data suggest.
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