Bladder Pain Syndrome [electronic resource] : A Guide for Clinicians / edited by Jørgen Nordling, Jean Jacques Wyndaele, Joop P. Merwe, Pierre Bouchelouche, Mauro Cervigni, Magnus Fall
- Preface -- Chapter 1.Historical Perspective -- Chapter 2.Epidemiology -- Chapter 3.Diagnostic Criteria, Classification, and Nomenclature for Bladder Pain Syndrome (BPS) -- Part One.Pathophysiology -- Chapter 4.Clinical Pathophysiology and Molecular Biology of the Urothelium and the GAG Layer -- Chapter 5.Mast Cell and Bladder Pain Syndrome -- Chapter 6.Neurophysiology of Pelvic Pain Mechanisms -- Chapter 7.Syndromes Associated with Bladder Pain Syndrome as Clues to its Pathogenesis -- Part Two.Clinical Presentations -- Chapter 8.Bladder Pain Syndrome - Clinical Presentation -- Chapter 9.Pelvic Floor Dysfunction in Bladder Pain Syndrome (BPS) -- Chapter 10.Psychosocial Risk Factors and Patient Outcomes for Bladder Pain Syndrome -- Chapter 11.Bladder Pain Syndrome and Sexuality -- Part Three.Diagnosis -- Chapter 12.Symptoms of Bladder Pain Syndrome -- Chapter 13.Clinical Evaluation and Diagnosis of Bladder Pain Syndrome -- Chapter 14.Urine Biomarkers and Bladder Pain Syndrome -- Chapter 15.Cystoscopy and Hydrodistension in the Diagnosis of Bladder Pain Syndrome -- Chapter 16.Biopsy Retrieval, Tissue Handling, Morphology and Histopathological Characteristics -- Chapter 17.Urodynamics in BPS -- Part Four.Therapy -- Chapter 18.Complementary and Alternative Medical Treatments of Bladder Pain Syndrome -- Chapter 19.Diet and Its Role in Bladder Pain Syndrome and Co-Morbid Conditions -- Chapter 20.Physiotherapy -- Chapter 21.Oral Therapy for Bladder Pain Syndrome Directed at the Bladder -- Chapter 22.Pain Treatment in Bladder Pain Syndrome -- Chapter 23.Intravesical Therapy -- Chapter 24.Hydrodistention, Transurethral Resection and other Ablative Techniques in the Treatment of Bladder Pain Syndrome -- Chapter 25.Botulinum Toxin Treatment in Bladder Pain Syndrome -- Chapter 26.Neurostimulation for Bladder Pain Syndrome -- Chapter 27.Bladder Augmentation, Urinary Diversion and Cystectomy in Patients with Bladder Pain Syndrome -- Part Five.Patient Perspective -- Chapter 28.A Patient Perspective -- Chapter 29.Exploratory Research on the Social Costs and Care for Patients with Bladder Pain Syndrome / Interstitial Cystitis.
- Bladder Pain Syndrome: A Guide for Clinicians provides a comprehensive update in the pathophysiology, epidemiology, terminology, evaluation and treatment of patients with pelvic pain perceived to be related to the urinary bladder. The volume covers the tremendous evolution during the last decade in our understanding of pain syndromes and their diagnosis and treatment. It is now clear that Bladder Pain Syndrome belongs to the family of pain syndromes, and therefore treatment has moved from the treatment of the bladder to the treatment of a pain syndrome with the special problems this presents when the pain syndrome involves urinary symptoms. Interstitial Cystitis was poorly defined and the interpretation and patient selection differed enormously around the world in many ways, making exchange of information unreliable and confusing. Bladder Pain Syndrome is clearly defined and the result is a much better patient selection. This volume provides state of the art background for making a correct evaluation and diagnosis of patients with pelvic pain and voiding problems resulting in a more focused treatment to the benefit of the patients. The volume also covers the close relationship between different pain syndromes including those outside the pelvis.Bladder Pain Syndrome: A Guide for Clinicians will be of great utility to urologists, gynecologists and all health professionals dealing with patients with pelvic pain.
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