Hyaluronan treatment of interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome

  title={Hyaluronan treatment of interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome},
  author={Claus R. Riedl and Paul Friedrich Engelhardt and Kurosch L. Daha and Nike Morakis and Heinz Pflueger},
  journal={International Urogynecology Journal},
The aim of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of intravesical hyaluronan therapy in interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome (IC/PBS). One hundred twenty-six patients with IC/PBS and an average disease duration of 6.1 years were treated with weekly instillations of a 50-cm3 phosphate-buffered saline solution containing 40 mg sodium hyaluronate. To be eligible for hyaluronan treatment, a positive modified potassium test was requested as a sign of a urine–tissue barrier disorder. Data… CONTINUE READING