DMSO Efficacy in IC/PBS Patients During and After Treatment
The purpose of this study is to examine the efficacy of dimethylsulphoxide (DMSO) cocktail in patients with interstitial cystitis during the treatment period (12 weeks) and after it (at 6 weeks, 3, 6 and 12 month).
The modern treatment of IC is a multi-modal treatment which includes behavioural treatment, physiotherapy of the pelvic floor musculature, oral medication (e.g. Amitryptiline) and intra-vesical instillation (e.g. DMSO, steroids, heparin). These treatments were found to be effective in a number of studies and are approved by the FDA. However, the optimal duration of intra-vesical instilation is not known.
All patients with IC (according to the international continence society criteria) will receive 12 weekly intra-vesical instillation of DMSO. All patients will fill an O'leary-Sant questionaire and a urination diary before treatment, after 3, 6, 9 and 12 treatments and at 6 weeks, 3, 6 and 12 month after the end to the treatment.
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Assaf Harofe Medical Center
Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center
Results (where available)
- Source: http://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT01074567
- Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on July 15, 2010
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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
A condition with recurring discomfort or pain in the URINARY BLADDER and the surrounding pelvic region without an identifiable disease. Severity of pain in interstitial cystitis varies greatly and often is accompanied by increased urination frequency and urgency.
Inflammation of the URINARY BLADDER, either from bacterial or non-bacterial causes. Cystitis is usually associated with painful urination (dysuria), increased frequency, urgency, and suprapubic pain.
Inflammation of the interstitial tissue of the kidney. This term is generally used for primary inflammation of KIDNEY TUBULES and/or surrounding interstitium. For primary inflammation of glomerular interstitium, see GLOMERULONEPHRITIS. Infiltration of the inflammatory cells into the interstitial compartment results in EDEMA, increased spaces between the tubules, and tubular renal dysfunction.
Steroid-producing cells in the interstitial tissue of the TESTIS. They are under the regulation of PITUITARY HORMONES; LUTEINIZING HORMONE; or interstitial cell-stimulating hormone. TESTOSTERONE is the major androgen (ANDROGENS) produced.
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