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  selected literature on epidemiology of PBS/IC    
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  • Epidemiologic issues in interstitial cystitis.
    Parsons JK, Kurth K, Sant GR. Urology 2007;69(4 Suppl):5-8
    • the authors suggest that because IC is substantially underdiagnosed, its actual prevalence may affect as many as 1 in 4 to 5 women and 1 in 20 men
  • Epidemiology and quality of life.
    Forrest JB. J Reprod Med 2006;51(3 Suppl):227-33. PMID: 16676917
  • Prevalence and trends of selected urologic conditions for VA healthcare users.
    Sohn MW, Zhang H, Taylor BC, Fischer MJ, Yano EM, Saigal C, Wilt TJ; Urologic Diseases in America Project. BMC Urol 2006;6.30. PMID: 17083728
  • Prevalence and correlates for interstitial cystitis symptoms in women participating in a health screening project.
    Temml C, Wehrberger C, Riedl C, Ponholzer A, Marszalek M, Madersbacher S. Eur Urol 2006 Aug 30; PMID: 16979286
  • Prevalence of interstitial cystitis symptoms in women: a population based study in the primary care office.
    Rosenberg MT, Hazzard M. J Urol 2005;174:2231-4
  • Prevalence, diagnosis, characterization, and treatment of prostatitis, interstitial cystitis, and epididymitis in outpatient urological practice: the Canadian PIE Study.
    Nickel JC, Teichman JM, Gregoire M, Clark J, Downey J. Urology 2005;66:935-40
  • Prevalence of interstitial cystitis symptoms in a managed care population.
    Clemens JQ, Meenan RT, O’Keefe Rosetti MC, et al. J Urol 2005;174:576-80
  • Prevalence of clinically confirmed interstitial cystitis in women: a population based study in Finland.
    Leppilahti M, Sairanen J, Tammela TL, et al. J Urol 2005;174:581-3
  • Prevalence of interstitial cystitis in young women.
    Parson CL, Tatsis V. Urology 2004;64:866-70
  • Interstitial cystitis, gynecologic pelvic pain, prostatitis, and their epidemiology.
    Diokno AC, Homma Y, Sekiguchi Y, Suzuki Y. Int J Urol 2003;10 Suppl:S3-6
  • Incidence of physician-diagnosed interstitial cystitis in Olmsted County: a community-based study.
    Roberts RO, Bergstralh EJ, Bass SE, et al. BJU Int 2003;91:181-5
  • Interstitial cystitis: epidemiology, diagnostic criteria, clinical markers.
    Hanno PM. Rev Urol 2002;4 Suppl 1:S3-8. PMID: 16986032
  • Prevalence of symptoms related to interstitial cystitis in women: a population based study in Finland.
    Leppilahti M, Tammela TL, Huhtala H, Auvinen A. J Urol 2002;168:139-43
  • Increased prevalence of interstitial cystitis: previously unrecognized urologic and gynecologic cases identified using a new symptom questionnaire and intravesical potassium sensitivity.
    Parsons CL, Dell J, Stanford EJ, et al. Urology 2002;60:573-8
  • The epidemiology of interstitial cystitis: is it time to expand our definition?
    Kusek JW, Nyberg LM. Urology 2001;57(6 Suppl 1):95-9
  • Interstitial Cystitis in Japan
    Ito T, Miki M, Yamada T. BJU Int 2000;86:634-7
  • [Epidemiology of interstitial cystitis] (in German)
    Kliesch S. Urologe A 2000;39:527-9
  • [Interstitial cystitis: epidemiology] (in Italian)
    Bernardini P, Bondavalli C, Luciano M, et al. Arch Ital Urol Androl 1999;71:313-5
  • Epidemiology of interstitial cystitis: a polulation based study.
    Curhan GC, Speizer FE, Hunter DJ, et al. J Urol 1999;161:549-52
  • Epidemiology of interstitial cystitis.
    Jones CA, Nyberg L. Urology 1997;49(5A Suppl):2-9
  • Interstitial cystitis in the Netherlands: prevalence, diagnostic criteria and therapeutic preferences.
    Bade JJ, Rijcken B, Mensink HJ. J Urol 1995;154:2035-7; discussion 2037-8
  • Epidemiology of interstitial cystitis.
    Oravisto KJ. Ann Chir Gynaecol Fenn 1975;64:75-7
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