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Volume 12 – Number 1 - Winter 2012 International EditionArticles Interstitial Cystitis: One Hundred Years of Mysteries and Frustrations R. Vela Navarrete and C. González Enguita Urology Department, Fundación Jiménez Díaz University Hospital, Madrid, SpainINTRODUCTIONIn recent years, there has been plenty of medical literature on inter- effort to nosologically identifying all types of cystitis by applying strictstitial cystitis, and the reader may have the impression that there anatomoclinical and microbiological criteria. With this broad view ofhave been great advances in nosological identification and treat- the problem, he was clearly able to identify interstitial cystitis and toment. Recently, the American Urological Association (AUA) pub- distinguish it from other numerous types of cystitis. His work waslished the Guideline for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Interstitial compiled in a book published in 1945 entitled "Cistitis y Cistopatías"Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome. This article aims to compare the (Cystitis and Cystopathies) (2) which, in our opinion, constitutes anproposals included in these guidelines with the unique experience of unsurpassable historical milestone that more than 50 years laterour institution, which has been a reference center for this disease for remains a solid, lasting reference. In this article we compare some ofmore than 50 years. The experience gained during these years is due his conclusions with the ones included in the AUA guidelines, whichto extraordinary work done by Luis Cifuentes during the second and summarize modern terminology and the diagnostic and therapeuticthird decades of the last century, when he devoted a great deal of advances achieved in recent years. For the full article see www.ttmed.com/urology Other Recent Articles Available Reconstructive Urology in the Female: Selected Scenarios and Management Christopher E. Wolter and Leah Y. Nakamura, Department of Urology, Mayo Clinic – Arizona, Phoenix, Arizona, USA Current Strategies For Superficial Bladder Cancer Eduardo Solsona Narbón, Chief of Urology Service, Instituto Valenciano de Oncología, Valencia, Spain Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer, Is It Safe? Monique J. Roobol, Erasmus University Medical Center, Department of Urology, Rotterdam, The NetherlandsNew Teaching Slides Overactive Bladder (OAB) Part I: A New Paradigm Transperitoneal Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy Overactive Bladder (OAB) Part II: Initial Therapy Stephan Hruby, Lukas Lusuardi, Stephan Jeschke and and Treatment of Refractory OAB Guenter Janetschek Jerry G. Blaivas Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College and SUNY-Downstate Medical Center, New York, USAwww.ttmed.com/urology Your Complete Urology Portal
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