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Effectiveness of intravesical hyaluronic acid with or without chondroitin sulfate for recurrent bacterial cystitis in adult women: a meta-analysis.

Authors
  • De Vita, Davide
  • Antell, Henrik
  • Giordano, Salvatore
Type
Published Article
Journal
International urogynecology journal
Publication Date
Apr 01, 2013
Volume
24
Issue
4
Pages
545–552
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s00192-012-1957-y
PMID: 23129247
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Intravesical HA and HA-CS in combination significantly reduced cystitis recurrence, mean UTI recurrence time, and PUF total score. Study limitations include the small number of patients and possible bias. Further studies are needed to validate this promising treatment modality.

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