Hydrodistention has little benefit in relieving IC

August 1, 2002

Orlando, FL-Hydrodistention has little therapeutic value in the managementof interstitial cystitis, according to the results of a retrospective investigationpresented at the AUA annual meeting. Researchers from Stanford University, CA, reported the outcomes froma chart review study identifying 63 patients in whom they had performedcystoscopy/hydrodistention since January 2000.