Which organizations have issued guidelines for the diagnosis and management 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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Guidelines of the diagnosis and management of interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS) have been issued by the following organizations:

  • American Urological Association (AUA)
  • Canadian Urologica Association (CUA)

The AUA evidence-based guidelines were initially published in 2011 and subsequently amended in 2014. [3] The Canadian Urological Association issued its evidenced-based guideline in 2016. [4]


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