KYOTO, JAPAN (UroToday.com) - The efficacy of narrow-band imaging system was tested in patients with classic Hunner’s ulcer. Hunner’s ulcer can be present as a single ulcer or multiple and also the size of the ulcer can vary.
KYOTO, JAPAN (UroToday.com) - In 72 patients diagnosed with interstitial cystitis, Hikaru Tomoe, et al. looked into the outcome of treating Hunner’s ulcer by fulguration and according to the complete versus incomplete fulguration.
WASHINGTON, DC USA (UroToday.com) - Two experimental studies related to therapy caught my eye. Dale Bjorling and co-investigators from Madison, Wisconsin investigated whether activation of cannabinoid receptor 2 (CB2) alters severity of experimental cystitis induced by acrolein and referred hyperalgesia associated with cystitis.
WASHINGTON, DC USA (UroToday.com) - In a Japanese review of 458 patients with IC/BPS at 38 hospitals of 11 universities treated from 2002-2006, Hideki Enokida and colleagues from Kagoshima reported that hydrodistention was the most effective treatment for these patients.
WASHINGTON, DC USA (UroToday.com) - The latest data from the Rand Interstitial Cystitis Epidemiology (RICE) survey compared the RICE community cohort with a smaller, more traditional IC/BPS clinical cohort.
WASHINGTON, DC USA (UroToday.com) - Dr. Larry Adams and colleagues evaluated the efficacy of pentosan polysulphate for improving lower urinary tract signs in 107 cats with feline interstitial cystitis in a 6 month multicenter, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial.