What is the role of pudendal nerve stimulation in the treatment of interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS)?

Updated: Dec 04, 2020
  • Author: Eric S Rovner, MD; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
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Pudendal nerve stimulation has also been evaluated in patients with interstitial cystitis and has been compared with sacral nerve stimulation. In a small series, overall reduction in symptoms was 59% for pudendal nerve stimulation and 44% for sacral nerve stimulation. [96, 97, 98]


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