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Published in Primary Care

Expert Opinion / Interview · August 08, 2013

Sorting Out Bladder Pain Syndrome

Written by
Philip M. Hanno MD, MPH

 

Additional Info

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  3. Hanno P. How Are We Going to Make Progress in Treating BPS? Paper presented at: 4th International Consultation on Incontinence-Research Society (ICI-RS) Scientific Meeting; June 5-7, 2013; Bristol, United Kingdom.

  4. Berry SH, Elliott MN, Suttorp M, et al. Prevalence of symptoms of bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis among adult females in the United States. J Urol. 2011;186(2):540-544.

  5. Suskind AM, Berry SH, Ewing BA, et al. The prevalence and overlap of interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome and chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome in men: results of the RAND Interstitial Cystitis Epidemiology male study. J Urol. 2013;189(1):141-145.

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