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Increased bladder wall thickness is associated with severe symptoms and reduced bladder capacity in patients with bladder pain syndrome

Research paper by Shu-Yu Wu, Jia-Fong Jhang, Yuan-Hong Jiang, Hann-Chorng Kuo

Indexed on: 05 Oct '16Published on: 09 Jul '15Published in: Urological Science



Abstract

Patients with interstitial cystitis (IC) and ketamine cystitis (KC) usually have similar symptoms, such as frequency, urgency, and bladder pain. In patients with IC, ulcer type and nonulcer type may have different cystoscopic features. This study investigated the clinical characteristics and bladder wall thickness (BWT) measured using computed tomography (CT) in patients with nonulcer IC, ulcer IC, and KC.

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