There is increasing evidence that certain food items can exacerbate symptoms of interstitial cystitis (IC). This article discusses possible trigger foods and how an elimination diet can help patients with IC reduce symptoms and improve their quality of life.
This patient had severe adhesions of the bladder and uterus following an extensive abdominal myomectomy. The bladder injury was recognized at the time of hysterectomy. A two layer closure is demonstrated using laparoscopic intracorporeal knot tying techniques.