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A New Chronic Pelvic Pain Terminology Guide Adds Clarity For IC

Earlier this year, the International Continence Society released new terminology standards to aid in the diagnosis of ALL chronic pelvic pain disorders, including those that affect the bladder(1). This is a powerful document that will help physicians and patients identify and classify potential sources of their pelvic pain. Consider the plight of a young patient with [...]

By |2017-01-18T12:01:15+00:00October 19th, 2016|Conference Reports, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, Latest Research, Research|Comments Off on A New Chronic Pelvic Pain Terminology Guide Adds Clarity For IC

Michigan Urologists Pioneers in Neuromodulation for IC & Pelvic Pain

Providing Relief From Bladder and Pelvic Pain Issues With Neuromodulation Source: Beaumont Health (Editors Note - Neuromodulation is a Step Four treatment option in the AUA Guidelines for the treatment of interstitial cystitis. There are two forms of neuromodulation: (1) post tibial nerve stimulation (aka Urgent PC) and (2) sacral/pudendal neurostimulation (aka Interstim). Because the [...]

By |2017-01-31T10:05:00+00:00August 20th, 2015|Conference Reports, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, Research, Treatments|Comments Off on Michigan Urologists Pioneers in Neuromodulation for IC & Pelvic Pain

AUA 2015 Research Highlights For IC and Pelvic Pain – BotoxA, Microbiome, Pudendal Stimulation, Hunner’s Lesion Treatment, Triamcinolone

Each year, promising new studies on interstitial cystitis, bladder pain syndrome and chronic pelvic pain syndrome are presented at the annual meeting of the American Urology Association. Here are the IC/BPS research highlights for AUA 2015. The full abstracts can be viewed at: http://www.aua2015.org/ Quitting Smoking Improves Outcome in Urologic Disease Researchers at the Henry [...]

By |2017-01-18T12:03:15+00:00May 28th, 2015|Conference Reports, Interstitial Cystitis IC/BPS, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, Research|Comments Off on AUA 2015 Research Highlights For IC and Pelvic Pain – BotoxA, Microbiome, Pudendal Stimulation, Hunner’s Lesion Treatment, Triamcinolone

AUA 2015 Webcast – Update of AUA Guidelines for IC/BPS

Dr. Phil Hanno presented the updated AUA Guidelines for the treatment of interstitial cystitis. First announced in 2011, the AUA Guidelines offer a comprehensive yet simple treatment plan for the diagnosis and treatment of interstitial cystitis. Presented in six phases, patients generally begin with Step One Interventions and then slowly work there way through additional levels. [...]

By |2015-05-26T22:15:12+00:00May 26th, 2015|Conference Reports, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, News, Research|Comments Off on AUA 2015 Webcast – Update of AUA Guidelines for IC/BPS

AUA 2015 Offers Fabulous Lecture on Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome in Men (& Women)

The American Urological Association annual meeting is often the highlight of the year for researchers and clinicians working with interstitial cystitis. This year   the conversations/lectures/research focused to a great degree on pelvic pain syndrome. One highlight was Drs. J. Curtis Nickel, Dan Shoskes and Michel Pontari who presented the cases of two men struggling with pelvic [...]

By |2017-01-18T12:03:21+00:00May 26th, 2015|Conference Reports, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, Men's Health, Physical Therapy, Research|Comments Off on AUA 2015 Offers Fabulous Lecture on Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome in Men (& Women)

ICN Weekly Newsletter – June 13, 2014

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By |2017-01-31T12:51:35+00:00June 14th, 2014|Conference Reports, ICN Announcements, ICN Shop & Mail Order Center, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, News, Research|Comments Off on ICN Weekly Newsletter – June 13, 2014

AUA 2013 – Interstitial Cystitis, Bladder, Pelvic Pain Highlights

Ever wonder how your urologist stays up to date on the latest treatments? The motivated ones visit the annual American Urological Association conference, a gathering of more than 20,000 domestic and international urologists and residents. This years conference (AUA 2013) was held in May in San Diego (CA), a lovely setting for often serious discussions [...]

By |2017-01-31T13:39:41+00:00October 21st, 2013|Conference Reports, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, Research|Comments Off on AUA 2013 – Interstitial Cystitis, Bladder, Pelvic Pain Highlights