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Three Year Urgent PC (PTNS) Study Shows Success!!

(Editors Note - Post Tibial Nerve Stimulation (aka PTNS, Urgent PC) is an ideal first introduction for those patients considering neuromodulation. It requires no surgery, has few adverse events and is far less expensive than sacral neuromodulation (aka Interstim). This research study, conducted by the best neuromodulation specialist in the country IMHO, shows that PTNS [...]

By |2017-01-18T12:08:23+00:00May 13th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Three Year Urgent PC (PTNS) Study Shows Success!!

LiRIS® Clinical Trial Launched in USA & Canada

A new research study is being conducted at investigational sites in the US and Canada for women diagnosed with Interstitial Cystitis. The purpose of this study is to determine the safety, effectiveness and tolerability of an investigational product that delivers the drug lidocaine continuously over 14 days directly into the bladder. Known as LiRIS® , [...]

By |2013-04-05T11:13:48+00:00June 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on LiRIS® Clinical Trial Launched in USA & Canada

UCPPN CENTERS (Studies have been completed)

CALIFORNIA Stanford University Medical Center (ICCRN) - Christopher Payne, M.D. Contact: Debra Clay, R.N. – Research Coordinator at (650) 724-1753 David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA (CPCRN) - Mark S. Litwin, M.D., Scott Zeitlin, M.D., Nand S. Datta, M.D. Contact: Gwendolyn Byrd, MA, at (310) 267-2526 King-Drew Medical Center, Urology/Dept. of Surgery (CPCRN) - Dr. Nand Datta [...]

By |2013-04-05T11:16:19+00:00June 1st, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on UCPPN CENTERS (Studies have been completed)

Painful Truth About Genital Injuries

Many IC patients have reported that their symptoms began after a trauma... such as jamming their crotch on the bar of a bicycle, etc. etc. This is a fascinating study that reveals that injuries like this are actually fairly common and I'm quite surprised by the injuries that women have experienced with bikini waxes, etc. [...]

By |2017-01-18T12:10:00+00:00November 12th, 2011|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Painful Truth About Genital Injuries