Interstitial Cystitis

Sacral Neuromodulation Testing Increasing

Sacral Neuromodulation Testing Increasing

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The number of neuromodulation test procedures performed per physician has increased.

Heparin-Lidocaine Combo Relieves Interstitial Cystitis Symptoms

Heparin-Lidocaine Combo Relieves Interstitial Cystitis Symptoms

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Patients reported significant improvements in bladder pain and urgency compared with lidocaine alone.

Advice and Support May Improve Painful Bladder Symptoms

Advice and Support May Improve Painful Bladder Symptoms

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Physicians are advised to use this approach in patients with interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome prior to the start of medical treatment.

What's your initial management strategy for interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS)?

What's your initial management strategy for interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS)?

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Studies have suggested a strong "placebo effect" in the treatment of interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome.

Prevalence of Interstitial Cystitis/Chronic Prostatitis ID'd

Prevalence of Interstitial Cystitis/Chronic Prostatitis ID'd

About two million U.S. men affected by interstitial cystitis and chronic prostatitis; 17 percent overlap

New Device Relieves Cystitis/Bladder Pain

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A new device called a continuous LiRIS provided relief to 16 women with IC/BPS.

IC/BPS, IC/CPPS Widespread Among Men in the U.S.

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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.

Cyclosporine Tested As Treatment for Difficult Interstitial Cystis Cases

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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).

Sexual Dysfunction Highly Prevalent Among Women with BPS/IC

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A new study of women with bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis (BPS/IC) suggests that a majority of them have sexual dysfunction.

AUA Releases First Guidelines for Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome

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The American Urological Association (AUA) has released the first clinical guidelines for diagnosing and treating interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS).

Chondroitin May Ease Interstitial Cystitis

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Intravesical chondroitin sulfate may have an important role in the treatment of interstitial cystititis (IC), according to researchers.

Novel Therapy Eases IC/PBS Symptoms

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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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