Phenotypic approach to the management of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome

@article{Nickel2009PhenotypicAT,
  title={Phenotypic approach to the management of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome},
  author={J. Curtis Nickel and Daniel A. Shoskes},
  journal={Current Prostate Reports},
  year={2009},
  volume={7},
  pages={132-137}
}
There is no one unifying etiological mechanism or specific curative therapy for chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS). However, there is sufficient evidence to suggest that each of the proposed mechanisms may be important in some patients, and that many of our evaluated treatments do in fact work in subgroups of patients. We hypothesize that CP/CPPS patients are not a homogenous group suffering from a single disease entity. Rather, CP/CPPS patients are actually unique… CONTINUE READING

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