Effect of focal and diffuse hypervascularization as cystoscopic findings on predicting intravesical therapy response in patients with bladder pain syndrome


EROL B., Kazan H. O. , Keser F., Efiloglu O., Danacioglu Y. O. , ONUR A. R.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, vol.47, no.4, pp.325-337, 2021 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/tju.2021.21093
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF UROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.325-337
  • Keywords: Bladder pain syndrome, chondroitin sulfate, glomerulations, hyaluronic acid, hypervascularization, interstitial cystitis, CHRONIC PELVIC PAIN, INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS, SYNDROME/INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS, SYMPTOMS, WOMEN

Abstract

Objective: To define the relationship between cystoscopic findings, including novel findings such as the hypervascularization, of bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis (BPS/IC) and the response to intravesical therapy.