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AUA 2001 Meeting

Anaheim Convention Center, LA

Only 37% of abstracts presented at the AUA eventually get published in peer reviewed journals. Reader beware.

Note: AUA abstracts for more recent years are now published on our Chronic Prostatitis / CPPS forum.

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MAST CELL FACTORS MODULATE THE UROTHELIAL INFLAMMATORY RESPONSE

Robert A. Batler*, David J. Klumpp, Shomit Sengupta, Sarah Forrestal, Anthony J. Schaeffer, Northwestern Universtiy Medical School, Chicago, IL

IDENTIFICATION OF GENES UPREGULATED IN PSEUDOMONAS AERUGINOSA BIOFILMS GROWN ON SILICONE CATHETERS

Antonio Finelli*, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Canada; Keith Jarvi, Mt. Sinai Hospital, Toronto Canada; Antoine Khoury, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto Canada; Lori L Burrows, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Canada

EFFECTS OF ROFECOXIB IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC NONBACTERIAL PROSTATITIS: A PLACEBO CONTROLLED PILOT STUDY

J. Curtis Nickel*, Queens University, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston Canada; Marc Gittleman, South Florida Medical Center, Aventura, FL; Gholam Malek, Jackson Foundation, Madison, WI; Timothy Moon, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; Myron Murdock,

PREVALENCE OF PROSTATITIS-LIKE SYMPTOMS (PS) IN A POPULATION-BASED STUDY

James Khiaw-ngiap Tan*, Damian J Png, Lewis C Liew, Man-Kay Li, Kesavan Esuvaranathan, Mee-Lian Wong, National University of Singapore, Singapore Singapore

INFLAMMATION AND INFECTION DO NOT CORRELATE WITH SEVERITY OF SYMPTOMS IN MEN WITH CHRONIC PROSTATITIS: THE NIH CHRONIC PROSTATITIS COHORT (CPC) STUDY

AJ Schaeffer*, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL; JR Landis, C Mazurick, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; JC Nickel, Queen's University, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, ON Canada; DA Shoskes, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA; RB A

THE NATURAL HISTORY OF PROSTATITIS-LIKE SYMPTOMS: A POPULATION-BASED STUDY

J. Curtis Nickel*, Joe A Downey, Janet M Clark, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario Canada

ARE THERE LONG TERM CHANGES IN SYMPTOMS OVER TIME IN MEN WITH CHRONIC PROSTATITIS? AN INTERIM REPORT FROM THE CHRONIC PROSTATITIS COHORT (CPC) STUDY

MP O'Leary*, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; J Santanna, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; M McNaughton-Collins, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; KJ Propert, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; MS Litwin, UCLA, L

THE NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH CHRONIC PROSTATITIS SYMPTOM INDEX (NIH-CPSI): DOES IT REALLY MEASURE FREQUENCY AND INTENSITY OF SPECIFIC PROSTATITIS-LIKE SYMPTOMS?

Joe A Downey*, Dale Ardern, J. Curtis Nickel, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario Canada

PREVALENCE OF PROSTATITIS-LIKE SYMPTOMS IN COMMUNITY-DWELLING MEN

Rosebud O Roberts*, Debra J Jacobson, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; Cynthia J Girman, Thomas Rhodes, Merck Research Laboratories, West Point, PA; Michael M Lieber, Steven J Jacobsen, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

THE USEFULNESS OF THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF HEALTH CHRONIC PROSTATITIS SYMPTOM INDEX IN JAPAN

Yasuharu Kunishima*, Masanori Matsukawa, Toshiaki Shimizu, Satoshi Takahashi, Hiroshi Hotta, Toshihiro Hisataki, Naoki Itoh, Taiji Tsukamoto, Sapporo Medical University, School of Medicine, Sapporo Japan; Takaoki Hirose, Hokkaido Health Insurance Central

CHRONIC ABACTERIAL PROSTATITIS: A FUNCTIONAL SOMATIC SYNDROME?

Jeannette M Potts*, Nicole Moritz, Dana Everson, David Nelson, Milton Lakin, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

RELATIONSHIP OF AUA SYMPTOM INDEX AND CHRONIC PROSTATITIS SYMPTOM INDEX IN COMMUNITY MEN.

Cynthia J Girman*, Merck Research Labs, West Point, PA; Rosebud O Roberts, Debra J Jacobson, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; Thomas Rhodes, Merck Research Labs, West Point, PA; Michael M Lieber, Steven J Jacobson, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

WHAT IS THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF CHRONIC PROSTATITIS?

EA Calhoun*, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL; M McNaughton-Collins, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; MP O'Leary, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; MA Pontari, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA; J Santanna, JR Landi

SERUM CYTOKINES DIFFERENTIATE PROSTATE CARCINOMA FROM CHRONIC PROSTATITIS

Jaime Freyle*, Gilbert J Wise, Djamshid Shirazian, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY

CORRELATION OF ?-ENDORPHIN AND PGE-2 LEVELS IN PROSTATIC FLUID OF MEN WITH CHRONIC PROSTATITIS/CPPS

Daniel A Shoskes*, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Fort Lauderdale, FL; Asha R Shahed, Harbor-UCLA, Torrance, CA

PROCALCITONIN AS A MARKER OF TISSUE INJURY IN CHRONIC PELVIC PAIN SYNDROME

Jordan Dimitrov Dimitrakov*, JUSTUS-LIEBIG UNIVERSITY, Giessen Germany; Todorka I Tzvetkova, Nikolai N Atanassov, HIGHER MEDICAL INSITITUTE, Plovdiv Bulgaria; Wolfgang Weidner, JUSTUS-LIEBIG UNIVERSITY, Giessen Germany

CHRONIC PROSTATITIS/CHRONIC PELVIC PAIN SYNDROME: RELATIONSHIP OF PROSTATIC FLUID LEUKOCYTES AND MANAGEMENT OF PAIN

Rodney U Anderson*, David Wise, Maggie Meadows, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

SHORT TANDEM REPEAT SEQUENCES IN CHRONIC PROSTATITIS/CHRONIC PELVIC PAIN SYNDROME

John N Krieger*, Donald E Riley, University of Washington & VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA

IDENTIFICATION OF UNUSUAL BACTERIA IN THE SEMEN AND URINE OF MEN WITH NIH TYPE III PROSTATITIS.

Keith Jarvi*, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto Canada; Wenjun Wang, Bryan Korithoski, University Health Network, Toronto Canada; Khaled Kamal, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto Canada; Lori Burrows, University Health Network, Toronto Canada; Curtis Nickel, Queen

A PROSPECTICE TRIAL USING SAW PALMETTO VERSUS FINASTERIDE IN THE TREATMENT OF CHRONIC NONBACTERIAL PROSTATITIS (CP)

Michael A. Volpe*, Marc Cabelin, Alexis E. Te, Steven A. Kaplan, The Atchley Paviolion, New York, NY

A PROSPECTIVE RANDOMIZED PLACEBO-CONTROLED DOUBLE-BLINDED STUDY OF ELECTROMAGNETIC THERAPY IN THE TREATMENT OF CHRONIC PELVIC PAIN SYNDROME IN MEN

Anup Patel*, Ed Rowe, Liz Laverick, St.Mary's Hospital, London, CT Uk

PROFILE OF BLADDER PAIN SYNDROME/INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS PATIENTS: A REVIEW OF 189 CASES AT L'HOTEL-DIEU DE QUEBEC

Frederic Liandier*, Mireille Grégoire, Alain Naud, Guy Bédard, Louis Lacombe, CHUQ - Hôtel-Dieu de Québec, Quebec Canada

REDUCTION IN BLADDER PLATELET-DERIVED ENDOTHELIAL CELL GROWTH FACTOR (PD-ECGF/THYMIDINE PHOSPHORYLASE (TP) DURING THE ORAL TREATMENT OF BLADDER PAIN SYNDROME/INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS (BPS/IC) USING IPD-1151T

Tomohiro Ueda*, Masahiro Tamaki, Kouga Public Hospital, Shiga Japan; Osamu Ogawa, Kyoto University Hospital, Kyoto Japan; Naoki Yoshimura, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

NEUROMODULATION TREATMENT FOR REFRACTORY SEVERE BLADDER PAIN SYNDROME/INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS

Michael P. Feloney*, Daniel J. Culkin, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK

INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS AS A CAUSE OF VOIDING DYSFUNCTION IN CHILDREN

George A. Schuster*, Provena St. Joseph Medical Center, Joliet, IL

RANDOMIZED, DOUBLE-BLIND, DOSE-RANGING STUDY OF PENTOSAN POLYSULFATE SODIUM (PPS) FOR BLADDER PAIN SYNDROME/INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS (BPS/IC)

J. Curtis Nickel*, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario Canada; Jack Barkin, Toronto, Toronto Canada; John Forrest, Urologic Specialists of Oklahoma, Inc., Tulsa, OK; Phillip G Mosbaugh, Urology of Indiana, Indianapolis, IN; Christopher K Payne, Stanford

TREATMENT OF BLADDER PAIN SYNDROME/INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS WITH A QUERCETIN CONTAINING COMPOUND: A PRELIMINARY, DOUBLE-BLIND PLACEBO CONTROL TRIAL

Larissa V. Rodríguez*, Nicolette Janzen, Shlomo Raz, Floyd Katske, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA; Daniel A Shoskes, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Fort Lauderdale, FL; Kim Gangliano, Institute of Male Urology, Los Angeles, CA; Jacob Rajfer, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

ASSESSMENT OF POTASSIUM CHLORIDE TEST IN COMPARISON WITH SYMPTOMATOLOGY, CYSTOSCOPIC FINDINGS AND BLADDER BIOPSY IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF BLADDER PAIN SYNDROME/INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS.

Tony Yen-Huang Chen*, Louis R Begin, Jacques Corcos, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal Canada

POTENTIAL ROLE OF CHLAMYDIA PNEUMONIAE IN THE PATHOGENESIS OF INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS

Gregory L Alberts*, Charles W Stratton, William M Mitchell, Jenny J Franke, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

SEARCHING FOR CANDIDATE GENES IN BLADDER PAIN SYNDROME/INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS - PRELIMINARY RESULTS

Jordan Dimitrov Dimitrakov*, JUSTUS-LIEBIG UNIVERSITY, Giessen Germany; DORIAN I Dikov, HIGHER MEDICAL INSTITUTE, Plovdiv Bulgaria

SACRAL NEUROMODULATION IN PATIENTS WITH BLADDER PAIN SYNDROME/INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS: A MULTI-CENTER CLINICAL TRIAL

Kristene E Whitmore*, Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia, PA; Christopher K Payne, Stanford University, Stanford, CA; James C Lukban, Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia, PA; Ananias C Diokno, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI

CHARACTERIZATION OF THE CYTOPROTECTIVE EFFECTS OF PENTOSAN POLYSULFATE ON CULTURED UROTHELIAL CELLS

Marie-Blanche Tchetgen*, Provash Sadhukhan, Louis Liou, Raymond R Rackley, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH

UP-REGULATION OF PEROXISOME PROLIFERATOR-ACTIVATED RECEPTORS (PPARS) IN EXPERIMENTAL CYSTITIS

Ricardo Saban*, Marcia R Saban, Ngoc-Bich Nguyen, OUHSC, Oklahoma City, OK; Timothy G Hammond, Tulane University Medical Center, New Orleans, LA

THE EFFECT OF INTRAVESICAL HYALURONIC ACID INSTILLATIONS ON BLADDER ICAM-1 INTENSITY AND ASSOCIATION OF ICAM-1 INTENSITY WITH CLINICAL RESPONSE IN PATIENTS WITH BLADDER PAIN SYNDROME/INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS

Mikael Leppilahti*, Seinäjoki Central Hospital, Seinajoki Finland; Pekka Hellström, Oulu University Hospital, Oulu Finland; Teuvo LJ Tammela, Tampere University Hospita, Tampere Finland

STOLLER'S AFFERENT NERVE STIMULATOR FOR BLADDER PAIN SYNDROME/INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS: DOES IT WORK?

VIVEK KUMAR*, Chris Hough, Carolyn Mansfield, Paul P Irwin, LEIGHTON HOSPITAL, Crewe Uk

ALKALINZED INTRAVESICAL LIDOCAINE TO TREAT BLADDER PAIN SYNDROME/INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS: ABSORPTION KINETICS IN NORMAL AND BLADDER PAIN SYNDROME/INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS BLADDERS

Richard A Henry*, J. Curtis Nickel, Lindsay Patterson, Alvaro Morales, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario Canada

AUTOIMMUNE PROSTATITIS AFTER TRANSFECTION WITH PROBASIN AND PROBASIN/IL-12 CONSTRUCTS THROUGH GENE GUN IMMUNIZATION AND DIRECT IM INJECTIONS IN RATS

Darrel E Drachenberg*, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD; David G Bell, Geoffrey Rowden, Kenneth West, Dalhousie University, Halifax Canada

CHRONIC NON BACTERIAL PROSTATITIS AND T.U.N.A.: A PROMISING NEW THERAPY

Xenofon Giannakopoulos*, Dimitrios Baltogiannis, Stavros Tsavalas, Anastasios Tasos, Ioannis Filiadis, Nikolaos Sofikitis, Ioannina University School of Medicine, Ioannina Greece

AVOID UNNECESSARY PROSTATE BIOPSY: THE ROLE OF ANTIBIOTICS IN IMPROVING PSA SPECIFICITY

Phillip S Brackin*, Stuart M Diamond, Victor H Hartanto, Carmen Baccarini, Evan B Krisch, UMDNJ-RWJ, Camden, NJ