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Reston, Virginia 20190

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Samuel Shor, MD, FACP


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Van Ophoven A, Rossbach G, Oberpenning F, Hertle L.  Hyperbaric oxygen for the treatment of interstitial cystitis: long-term results of a prospective pilot study.  Eur Urol. 2004 Jul;46(1):108-13.

"HBO appears to be effective to treat IC patients. Treatment was well tolerated and resulted in a sustained decrease of pelvic pain and urgency, improvement of voiding patterns and increase of functional bladder capacity for at least 12 months."

Hyperbaric oxygenation in combined treatment of interstitial cystitis. Urologiia. 2010 Jan-Feb;     (1):22-4.

“…HBO in combined treatment of interstitial cystitis improves treatment results and promotes long-term remission of the disease….”

Tanaka T, Kawashima H, Makino T, Kamikawa S, Kato N, Nakatani T.  Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for interstitial cystitis resistant to conventional treatments.   Int J Urol. 2007 Jun; 14(6):563-5.

Van Ophoven A, Rossbach G, Pajonk F, Hertle L.  Safety and efficacy of hyperbaric oxygen therapy for the treatment of interstitial cystitis: a randomized, sham controlled, double-blind trial.  J Urol. 2006 Oct; 176(4 Pt 1):1442-6.

“…A total of 30 treatment sessions of hyperbaric oxygenation appear to be a safe, effective and feasible therapeutic approach to interstitial cystitis. In the treatment responders application of hyperbaric oxygenation resulted in a sustained decrease of interstitial cystitis symptoms…”



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