Glycosaminoglycan Replacement Targets Painful Bladder

Glycosaminoglycan Replacement Targets Painful Bladder

Interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS) is a debilitating chronic disease characterised by discomfort or recurrent abdominal and pelvic pains in the absence of urinary tract infections. Although the aetiology is unknown, there is increasing evidence that increased bladder layer permeability is linked to the symptoms of interstitial cystitis or painful bladder.

Modern Medicine – Issue 3 2021