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The cellular basis of bladder instability

Authors: C.H. FRY and C. WU Location: Institute of Urology & Nephrology, London, UK Contents Introduction The generation of tension in detrusor smooth muscle Blood flow and detrusor metabolism Contractile responses of detrusor Regulation of intracellular [Ca2+] The electrophysi…

Detrusor myectomy for detrusor overactivity: a minimum 1-year follow-up

Authors: K.S. SWAMI, R.C.L. FENELEY, J.C. HAMMONDS* and P. ABRAMS Location: Bristol Urological Institute, Bristol and *Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, UK Contents Summary Introduction Patients and methods Results Discussion Acknowledgement Authors References Summary O…

Does sacral posterior rhizotomy suppress autonomic hyper-reflexia in patients with spinal cord injury?

Authors: B. SCHURCH*, P.A. KNAPP*, D. JEANMONOD**, B. RODIC* and A.B. ROSSIER*** Location: *Swiss Paraplegic Centre, University Hospital Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland, **Laboratory for Functional Neurosurgery, Neurosurgery Clinic, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland and ***Departments …