© 2018

Bladder Pain Syndrome – An Evolution

  • Philip M. Hanno
  • Jørgen Nordling
  • David R. Staskin
  • Alan J. Wein
  • Jean Jacques Wyndaele


  • Current guidelines compiled from the United States, Europe and Asia will be provided, which discuss disease management to give the reader a quick reference guide

  • Contains chapters from members of the International Association for the Study of Bladder Pain Syndrome

  • Written from a global perspective


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Philip Hanno, David Staskin, Alan Wein, Jørgen Nordling, Jean Jacques Wyndaele
    Pages 1-2
  3. Jane Meijlink
    Pages 3-10
  4. J. Curtis Nickel
    Pages 23-25
  5. Tony Buffington, Michael R. Ruggieri Sr., David J. Klumpp
    Pages 33-36
  6. Jørgen Nordling, David Staskin, Naoki Yoshimura
    Pages 37-39
  7. Frank Aldenborg, Magnus Fall, Lennart Enerbäck
    Pages 49-50
  8. Marianne Gamper, Sigrid Regauer, Volker Viereck
    Pages 51-55
  9. Jörgen Quaghebeur
    Pages 65-67
  10. Grannum R. Sant
    Pages 69-72
  11. Jean Jacques Wyndaele
    Pages 73-76
  12. Arndt van Ophoven
    Pages 81-82
  13. Claus Riedl
    Pages 83-86
  14. Antonella Giannantoni, Marilena Gubbiotti, Naoki Yoshimura, Karl-Erik Andersson
    Pages 87-94

About this book


This updated volume provides reflections on the original edition, as well as information on the developments that have occurred within bladder pain syndrome since the publication of the first edition. The epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis, and management of bladder pain syndrome are all covered.

The book aims to give healthcare providers up to date guidelines and management suggestions within a quick-reference text.

This book is relevant to clinicians who focus on bladder pain syndrome, as well as the gynaecologists, general urologists, and primary care providers who see these patients as a part of their practice.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Philip M. Hanno
    • 1
  • Jørgen Nordling
    • 2
  • David R. Staskin
    • 3
  • Alan J. Wein
    • 4
  • Jean Jacques Wyndaele
    • 5
  1. 1.Stanford University School of MedicineStanfordUSA
  2. 2.Department of UrologyHerlev HospitalHerlevDenmark
  3. 3.St. Elizabeth’s Medical CenterTufts University School of MedicineBostonUSA
  4. 4.Penn Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, Perelman Center for Advanced MedicineUniversity of Pennsylvania Health SystemPhiladelphiaUSA
  5. 5.UrologyAntwerp University, GGWWilrijk, AntwerpBelgium

About the editors

Philip M. Hanno, MD, MPH, has a long-standing interest in bladder pain syndrome and female urology, and is Co-Chair of the Medical Advisory Board of the Interstitial Cystitis Association. He is chair of the American Urological Association Guideline Committee on Interstitial Cystitis.  He has been Chief of the Division of Urology of the Philadelphia Veterans Administration Medical Center and Professor and Chair of the Department of Urology at Temple University School of Medicine. He was a Medical Officer in the Division of Reproductive and Urologic Drugs in the Food and Drug Administration. He is currently an Emeritus Professor of Urology at the University of Pennsylvania  and is Clinical Professor of Urology at Stanford University School of Medicine.

Alan J. Wein, MD, PhD(hon.), FACS Alan J. Wein, MD, PhD(hon.), FACS is the Founders Professor of the Division of Urology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Director of the Residency Program in Urology at the University of Pennsylvania.  He is a graduate of Princeton University and received his MD from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.  He completed training in Surgery and Urology at the University of Pennsylvania including a fellowship at the Harrison Department of Surgical Research.  He has been certified and recertified (voluntary) by the American Board of Urology.  He was awarded an honorary Ph.D. from the University of Patras, Greece in September 2005.  He was made an honorary professor of the Federal State Institute of Urology of Russia in 2010.

David R. Staskin, M.D. Dr. Staskin is an associate professor of urology at Tufts University. He held similar positions at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center-Harvard. Dr. Staskin has an international reputation in lower urinary tract pharmacology and devices. He has specific expertise in pharmaceuticals used to treat overactive bladder and stress incontinence. He was member of HHS-AHCPR and a Section Chairperson of ICI-WHO. He has held advisory positions with numerous pharmaceutical and medical device companies.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Bladder Pain Syndrome – An Evolution
  • Editors Philip M. Hanno
    Jørgen Nordling
    David R. Staskin
    Alan J. Wein
    Jean Jacques Wyndaele
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-61448-9
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-87082-3
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-61449-6
  • Edition Number 2
  • Number of Pages VII, 175
  • Number of Illustrations 69 b/w illustrations, 108 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Urology
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