International Journal of Clinical Urology


Volume 8, Issue 2, December 2024

  • Review Article

    Cellular and Molecular Aspect of Bladder Pain Syndrome: An Entry Point to Exploration of Its Pathogenesis

    Kuni Zakiyyah Sumargo, Abdi Dzul Ikram Hasanuddin*

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, December 2024
    Pages: 12-18
    Received: 12 June 2024
    Accepted: 5 July 2024
    Published: 15 July 2024
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijcu.20240802.11
    Abstract: Background: Bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis (BPS/IC) can cause pelvic pain, frequent urination, and a strong urge to urinate. These symptoms can significantly reduce quality of life, causing psychological distress, sexual dysfunction, poor sleep quality, decreased work productivity, and increased morbidity. Despite the prevalence of thi... Show More