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Bladder Hydrodistention Does Not Result In a Significant Change In Bladder Capacity For IC/BPS Patients

To assess the impact of multiple (two or more) bladder hydrodistentions (HODs) on anesthetic BC in a large cohort of IC/BPS patients. Urinary bladder hydrodistention (HOD) under anesthesia is a third line therapeutic approach used to treat patients with interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS). There is some concern that performing multiple therapeutic HODs may be contraindicated due to the potential for contributing to a diminished bladder capacity (BC) over time.

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