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Table 1 Characteristics of HBO-treated patients and outcome of HBO

From: Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for painful bladder syndrome/interstitial cystitis resistant to conventional treatments: long-term results of a case series in Japan

Patient Sex Age(years) Symptom duration (years) Bladder capacity on FVC (ml) Times of hydrodistension before HBO Sessions of HBO treatment Response to HBO PBS/IC subtype based on hydrodistension Observation duration after HBO (months)
1* female 79 2.2 40 2 20 Responder Ulcerative 50
2* female 61 4.5 60 2 20 Responder Ulcerative 44
3 female 28 1.8 80 1 10 Non-responder Non-ulcerative 4
4 female 68 2.4 70 4 10 Responder Ulcerative 33
5 female 57 3.6 80 4 10 Responder Ulcerative 15
6 male 65 4 50 2 20 Non-responder Non-ulcerative 30
7 female 70 3.2 100 1 10 Responder Ulcerative 14
8 female 50 2.1 90 2 10 Non-responder Non-ulcerative 4
9 female 70 6.4 40 6 10 Responder Ulcerative 13
10 female 43 3.5 120 1 10 Non-responder Ulcerative 3
11 female 70 3.2 50 4 10 Responder Ulcerative 12
  1. *Two patients of case 1, 2 underwent additional 10 sessions after 13, 14 months, respectively.