What are the limitations to reconstructive procedures for 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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These reconstructive procedures are large surgical undertakings and, for the most part, are irreversible. Only limited success has been reported; thus, patients should be extensively counseled prior to undergoing this type of surgical therapy for interstitial cystitis.


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