What is the role of surgery 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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Currently, no specific surgical therapies are directed towards interstitial cystitis. All surgical therapies currently used for treatment have been adapted from other therapeutic areas, and applied, sometimes successfully and sometimes not, to the population with interstitial cystitis.

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