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Bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis. Studies on classic BPS/IC, ESSIC type 3C, with special reference to the role of nitric oxide

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Title: Bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis. Studies on classic BPS/IC, ESSIC type 3C, with special reference to the role of nitric oxide
Authors: Logadóttir, Ýr
Issue Date: 9-Nov-2012
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Clincial Sciences. Department of Urology
Parts of work: Yr Logadottir, Magnus Fall, Christina Kåbjörn-Gustafsson, Ralph Peeker. Clinical characteristics differ considerably between phenotypes of bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis. Scand J Urol Nephrol, 2012;46: 365-70.

Yr Logadottir, Ingrid Ehrén, Magnus Fall, N. Peter Wiklund, Ralph Peeker. Intravesical nitric oxide production discriminates between classic and nonulcer interstitial cystitis. J Urol, 2004;171: 1148-1151.

Yr Logadottir, Lena Hallsberg, Magnus Fall, Ralph Peeker, Dick Delbro. Bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis ESSIC type 3C: High expression of inducible nitric oxide synthase in inflammatory cells. Scand J Urol Nephrol, 2012; early online.

Yr Logadottir, Catharina Lindholm, Pernilla Jirholt, Inger Gjertsson, Magnus Fall, Dick Delbro, Ralph Peeker. Cytokine responses in BPS/IC Type 3C. Manuscript.
Date of Defence: 2012-11-30
Disputation: Fredagan den 30 november 2012, kl. 9.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Bladder Pain Syndrome (BPS)
Interstitial Cystitis (IC)
Nitric Oxide (NO)
Nitric Oxide Synthase (NOS)
Inflammatory mediators
Mast cells
Abstract: Patients presenting with symptoms of Bladder Pain Syndrome (BPS) are challenging to the urologist. Previously known as Interstitial Cystitis (IC), this syndrome has been extensively debated and investigated. IC mainly affects women, only 1 or 2 out of 10 patients are males. There is a need of consensus on classification since there are quite diverging opinions. BPS/IC is divided in two main subgroups, classic ulcerative and non-ulcerative forms, which have different histopathological, immunologi... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8534-2
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