Interstitial Cystitis

Known as: CYSTITIS ULCERATIVE, CYSTITIS INTERSTITIAL, interstitial cystitis (IC) 
A condition with recurring discomfort or pain in the URINARY BLADDER and the surrounding pelvic region without an identifiable disease. Severity of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
PURPOSE Bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis is a poorly understood condition that can cause serious disability. We… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
A clinical guideline and algorism for interstitial cystitis and hypersensitive bladder syndrome has been developed by a group of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
PURPOSE We determined how interstitial cystitis progresses from initial symptoms to diagnosis. MATERIALS AND METHODS We… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The purpose of this study was to investigate associations between bladder biopsy features and urinary symptoms for patients… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
PURPOSE The effectiveness of manual physical therapy was evaluated in patients with interstitial cystitis and the urethral… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
PURPOSE The lack of a precise working definition of interstitial cystitis may have resulted in the de facto use of the National… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
OBJECTIVES To develop 2 brief self-administered indices for measuring lower urinary tract symptoms and their impact in patients… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
OBJECTIVES To determine whether nerve growth factor (NGF) is elevated in painful conditions of the urinary bladder (idiopathic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
PURPOSE Based on the assumption that interstitial cystitis results from a defective mucous lining of the bladder epithelium, we… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Traditional concepts of impermeability of the bladder have centered around unique cellular tight junctions and ion pumps. However… (More)
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