Commentary on Sant Chapter: 30 Years on!

  • Grannum R. SantEmail author


2017 is the 30th anniversary of the First NIH-NIDDK Conference on Interstitial Cystitis that was held in at the NIH in Bethesda, Maryland, USA in August 1987. It is thus an appropriate and opportune time to review progress made over the last three decades in the understanding of this still enigmatic disease and to highlight progress in understanding the disease pathophysiology, epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment.


Interstitial Cystitis Enigmatic Disease Bladder Pain Syndrome (BPS) Interstitial Cystitis Association (ICA) Pentosan Polysulfate Sodium 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Emeritus Professor and former Chairman of the Department of UrologyTufts University School of MedicineBostonUSA

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