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AUGS-IUGA Joint Terminology Report

The current terminology used to describe Female Bladder Pain Syndrome includes many nondescriptive, trademarked, or informal names, which contributes to substantial ambiguity about their aims and specific techniques. The development of clear, uniform descriptive terminology for Female Bladder Pain Syndrome is needed for patients, researchers, and practitioners across multiple specialties.

We invite all AUGS members to review this paper produced by the AUGS-IUGA Female Bladder Pain Syndrome Writing Group before it is submitted for publication. Please provide any feedback regarding this paper before 11:59 PM Eastern Time on April 8, 2024 to

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