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selected literature on treatment of IC/PBS: general    
click on the title to jump to the abstract if available
 
  • Pharmacologic management of painful bladder syndrome/interstitial cystitis: a systematic review.
    Dimitrakov J, Kroenke K, Steer WD, et al. Arch Intern Med 2007;167:1922-9
    • over 180 different therapies have been tried for PBS/IC, yet evidence from trials remains inconclusive
    • this study concludes that PPS may be modestly beneficial for PBS/IC
    • there is insufficient evidence for other pharmacologic treatment
    • a consensus on standardized outcome measures is urgently needed
  • Pelvic Pain and Interstitial Cystitis: Therapeutic Strategies, Results and Limitations.
    Nordling J. EAU Update Series 2. 2004:179-186
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
       
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