Urine nerve growth factor (NGF) level, bladder nerve staining and symptom/problem scores in patients with interstitial cystitis


TONYALI Ş. , Ates D., AKBIYIK F. , KANKAYA D., BAYDAR D. , ERGEN A.

ADVANCES IN CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE, vol.27, no.2, pp.159-163, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.17219/acem/69231
  • Title of Journal : ADVANCES IN CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.159-163

Abstract

Background. Interstitial cystitis (IC)/bladder pain syndrome (BPS) is a challenging disease, affecting thousands of people all around the world, especially women. Although there have been numerous theories regarding IC/BPS etiology, the physiopathology of the disease still remains unclear and there is a lack of certain treatment.