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Welcome to the International Painful Bladder Foundation
Quick find:
   

- IC/PBS Brochure
- IPBF leaflet

- Toilet cards
- IC/PBS 4 page booklet
- IC fact sheet for primary care

- Information in other languages

The IPBF is a non-profit, voluntary, umbrella organization, active worldwide, that promotes
knowledge and awareness of interstitial cystitis, bladder pain syndrome/painful bladder syndrome,
hypersensitive bladder, chronic pelvic pain and associated disorders among patients, patient support
groups, health professionals and the general public. The IPBF promotes the interests of IC patients around the globe.

 
     
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  • For the latest scientific literature: Click here...

  • NEW: Newsletter January 2014. Read more...

  • NEW: Review of the Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Continence Society (ICS),
    26-30 August 2013, Barcelona (Spain). Read more ...

  • NEW: IPBF Fact Sheet: Ketamine abuse and the urinary tract. Click here ...

  • Review of the 1st World Congress on Abdominal & Pelvic Pain
    30 May–1 June 2013, Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Read more...

  • Review of the American Urological Association (AUA)
    Annual Meeting, 4-8 May 2013, San Diego, USA. Read more...

  • Joint Meeting of the 3rd International Consultation on Interstitial Cystitis Japan (ICICJ3)
    and the ESSIC Annual Meeting 2013, 21-23 March 2013, Mielparque, Kyoto, Japan. Read more ...

  • Review of the Urogenital Pain Meeting held at the Royal Society of Medicine,
    London 18 January 2013.
    Read more...

  • Bladder Pain Syndrome, A Guide for Clinicians.
    Editors: Nordling J, Wyndaele JJ, van de Merwe JP, Bouchelouche P, Cervigni M, Fall M.
    Publisher: Springer
    . More info….

  • Review of the 42nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Continence Society (ICS),
    Beijing (China), 15-19 October 2012. Read more...

  • Bladder Pain Syndrome/Interstitial Cystitis.   
    A new insight into a puzzle.
    An International Meeting in Rome, 17 November 2012. See programme leaflet...


  • Review of the 14th World Congress on Pain.   
    Milan, Italy. 27-31 August 2012.
    Read more...

  • Review of the Sensory Bladder Meeting
    Les Pensières, Fondation Merieux, Veyrier du Lac, France, 22-23 June 2012.
    Read more ...

  • 3rd Societal Impact of Pain Symposium (SIP 2012)
    Copenhagen, Denmark, 29-31 May 2012.
    Read more ...

  • A review of the ESSIC Annual Meeting 2012
    Porto, Portugal, 10-12 May 2012.
    Read more ...

  • Review of the 27th Annual Congress of the European Association of Urology (EAU),
    held in Paris, France, 24-28 February 2012.
    Read more ...

  • Review of NIH/NIDDK Meeting On Measurement of Urinary Symptoms (MOMUS)
    National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, USA, November 14-15 2011.
    Read more ...

  • A review of the International Continence Society
    41th Annual Scientific Meeting 29 August-2 September, 2011, Glasgow, Scotland.
    Read more...

  • A review of the American Urological Association (AUA)
    Annual Meeting 14-19 May 2011, Washington, USA.
    Read more...

  • A review of the Joint Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Continence Society (ICS) and the International Urogynecological Association (IUGA), 23-27 August 2010, Toronto, Canada. Read more...

  • A review of the American Urological Association (AUA)
    Annual Conference 29 May-3 June 2010, San Francisco, USA.
    Read more...

  • A review of the ESSIC Annual Meeting 2010,
    Antwerp, Belgium, 20-22 May 2010.
    Read more...

  • A review of the 25th Annual Congress of the European Association of Urology,
    Barcelona, Spain. 16-20 April 2010. Read more...

  • Society for Urodynamics & Female Urology (SUFU)
    SUFU 2010 Winter Meeting, 23-27 February 2010, Tampa-St. Petersburg, Florida, USA.
    Read more ...

  • A review of conference on convergences in pelviperineal pain, 16-18 December 2009, Nantes, France. Read more...

  • A review of the International Continence Society
    39th Annual Meeting 29 September-3 October, 2009, San Francisco, USA.
    Read more...

  • A review of the American Urological Association (AUA)
    Annual Conference 25-30 April 2009, Chicago (IL), USA.
    Read more...

  • A review of the 24th Annual Congress of the European Association of Urology,
    Stockholm, Sweden. 17-21 March 2009.
    Read more...

  • A review of the International Continence Society
    38th Annual Meeting 20-24 October, 2008, Cairo, Egypt.
    Read more...

  • Link to the NIH/NIDDK MAPP Research Network home page. Click here...

  • A review of the IASP International Meeting on Urogenital Pain: Update on Urogenital Pain, Current Issues and Controversies. 15-16 August 2008, Glasgow. Read more...

  • A review of the NIDDK International Symposium “Defining the Urologic Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndromes – a New Beginning”, 16-17 June 2008, Bethesda, USA. Read more...

  • A review of the 4 th International Consultation on Incontinence. 5-8 July 2008, Paris, France. Read more...

  • A review of the American Urological Association (AUA) Annual Conference 17-22 May 2008, Orlando (FL), USA. Read more...

  • A review of the 23rd Annual Congress of the European Association of Urology. 26-29 March 2008, Milan, Italy. Read more...

  • Review of the International Alliance of Patients Organizations (IAPO) 3rd Global Congress, 20-22 February 2008, Budapest, Hungary. Read more...

  • NIDDK INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM, Defining the Urologic Chronic Pain Syndromes, 16-17 June 2008, Bethesda MD, USA. Read more...
  • A Review of the 37th Annual Conference of the International Continence Society, 20-24 August 2007, Rotterdam, Netherlands. Read more...

  • IPBF participates in IAPO top conference on Patient-Centred Healthcare at the United Nations, New York, 30 March 2007. Read more....

  • ICICJ symposium and consultation in Kyoto, March 2007. A review by Nagendra Mishra MD. Read more...

  • Review of the 36th Annual Conference of the International Continence Society. Read more...
     
  • Frontiers in Painful Bladder Syndrome and Interstitial Cystitis.
    2006 NIDDK Symposium: full summary report, pp 1-43.
    Read more...
     
  • "A Patient Survey on Nomenclature and Definition of Painful Bladder Syndrome / Interstitial Cystitis and the Nature of Urgency in PBS/IC Patients"
    a poster and abstract presented at the NIDDK international symposium on Frontiers in Painful Bladder Syndrome and Interstitial Cystitis. 26-27 October 2006, Bethesda. Full survey report...
     
  • Review of NIDDK international symposium on Frontiers in Painful Bladder Syndrome and Interstitial Cystitis, 26-27 October 2006, Bethesda. Read more...
     
  • IXth International Symposium on Sjögren’s Syndrome, Washington DC, 27-29 April 2006. Read more...
     
   
 

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