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COCHRANE REVIEW: INTRAVESICAL TREATMENTS FOR BLADDER PAIN SYNDROME/ INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS

@inproceedings{Ballard2016COCHRANERI,
  title={COCHRANE REVIEW: INTRAVESICAL TREATMENTS FOR BLADDER PAIN SYNDROME/ INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS},
  author={Ballard and Ramage and Ogah},
  year={2016}
}
Hypothesis / aims of study Painful bladder syndrome (PBS) is defined by the International Continence Society (ICS) as “the complaint of suprapubic pain in relation to bladder filling, accompanied by other symptoms such as increased daytime and night-time frequency, in the absence of proven urinary tract infection or other obvious pathology”. ICS reserves its diagnosis of interstitial cystitis (IC) to patients with “typical cystoscopic and histological features”. Bladder pain syndrome (BPS) is…