Sodium pentosanpolysulphate in the management of haemorrhagic cystitis: experience with 14 patients

S J Hampson, C R Woodhouse
European Urology 1994, 25 (1): 40-2
Haemorrhagic cystitis following radiotherapy is fortunately relatively uncommon. When it does present it represents a therapeutic challenge. We have managed 14 patients with haemorrhagic cystitis of varying severity with sodium pentosanpolysulphate. Complete control of haematuria was achieved in 10 patients and partial control in 3 patients. This medication is effective, safe and merits further investigation.

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