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Effective Treatment for Interstitial Cystitis and Painful Bladder Syndromes

by | July 13th, 2010

Studies presented at the 25th European Association of Urology Annual Congress added to the current evidence that stimulation of the sacral nerve plexus, Sacral Nerve Neuromodulation or Interstim, provides long-term control of refractory Painful Bladder Syndromes (PBS), Interstitial Cystitis (IC).

The study, from a Canadian team, found that symptoms improved in about 75% of patients with refractory PBS/IC who had a device implanted. Thus far, the benefits have been maintained for a mean of 5 years.

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