Efficacy of pentosan polysulfate in the treatment of interstitial cystitis: a meta-analysis.

@article{Hwang1997EfficacyOP,
  title={Efficacy of pentosan polysulfate in the treatment of interstitial cystitis: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Peter M. Hwang and Barbara Auclair and D Beechinor and Michael T. Diment and Thomas R Einarson},
  journal={Urology},
  year={1997},
  volume={50 1},
  pages={
          39-43
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the efficacy of pentosan polysulfate (Elmiron) compared to placebo in the treatment of interstitial cystitis. METHODS The data sources used were MEDLINE, Excerpta Medica, and International Pharmaceutical Abstracts databases, and the manufacturer. Bibliographies of articles obtained were reviewed. The keywords used were pentosanpolysulfate, pentosanpolysulfate sodium, and pentosan. Inclusion criteria were blinded selection of English language, prospective, randomized… CONTINUE READING
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