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selected literature on PBS/IC and urothelium    
  • Dysfunction of bladder urothelium and bladder urothelial cells in interstitial cystitis.
    Graham E, Chai TC. Curr Urol Rep 2006;7:440-6 PMID: 17052438
  • Symposium report on urothelial dysfunction: pathophysiology and novel therapies.
    Kanai A, de Groat W, Birder L, et al. J Urol 2006;175:1624-9. PMID: 16600715
  • Toxic factors in human urine that injure urothelium.
    Rajasekaran M, Stein P, Parsons CL. Int J Urol. 2006 Apr ;13(4) :409-14. PMID: 16734860
  • Keratin expression profiling of transitional epithelium in the painful bladder syndrome/interstitial cystitis.
    Laguna P, Smedts F, Nordling J, Horn T, Bouchelouche K, Hopman A, de la Rosette J. Am J Clin Pathol. 2006 Jan ;125(1) :105-10. PMID 16482998
  • Tamm-Horsfall protein protects urothelial permeability barrier.
    Stein P, Rajasekaran M, Parsons CL. Urology. 2005 Oct ;66(4) :903-7. PMID: 16230179
  • More than just a barrier: urothelium as a drug target for urinary bladder pain.
    Birder LA. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2005 Sep;289(3):F489-95. PMID: 1609342
  • The urothelium in overactive bladder: passive bystander or active participant?
    De Groat WC. Urology. 2004 Dec;64(6 Suppl 1):7-11. PMID 15621221
  • Bladder permeability barrier: recovery from selective injury of surface epithelial cells.
    Lavelle J, Meyers S, Ramage R, Bastacky S, Doty D, Apodaca G, Zeidel ML. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2002 Aug:283(2):F242-53. PMID12110507
  • Cyto-injury factors in urine: a possible mechanism for the development of interstitial cystitis.
    Parsons CL, Bautista SL, Stein PC, Zupkas P. J Urol. 2000 Oct;164(4):1381-4. PMID: 10992419
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