Functional and structural characteristics of the glycosaminoglycans of the bladder luminal surface
The glycosaminoglycan layer of bladder has been proposed to play a crucial role in protecting the bladder from harmful substances in urine. Rats were partially...
A real-life multicentre clinical practice study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of intravesikal chondroitin sulphate for the treatment of interstitial cystitis
Restoring barrier function to acid damaged bladder by intravesikal chondroitin sulfate
Purpose: Chondroitin sulfate (Stellar Pharmaceuticals, London, Ontario, Canada), which is less expensive and more inert than heparinoids, hyaluronan or pentosan polysulfate, has been...