Andre Reitz

Summary

Affiliation: University of Zurich
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi Sympathetic sudomotor skin activity in human after complete spinal cord injury
    Andre Reitz
    ParaCare, Institute for Rehabilitation and Research, Balgrist University Hospital, Forchstrasse 340, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Auton Neurosci 102:78-84. 2002
  2. ncbi Targeting bladder outlet obstruction from benign prostatic enlargement via the nitric oxide/cGMP pathway?
    Andre Reitz
    Neuro Urology, Swiss Paraplegic Center, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    BJU Int 96:250-3. 2005
  3. ncbi The effect of tamsulosin on the resting tone and the contractile behaviour of the female urethra: a functional urodynamic study in healthy women
    Andre Reitz
    Neuro Urology, Swiss Paraplegic Center, Balgrist University Hospital, Forchstrasse 340, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 46:235-40; discussion 240. 2004
  4. ncbi Oral nitric oxide donors: a new pharmacological approach to detrusor-sphincter dyssynergia in spinal cord injured patients?
    Andre Reitz
    Neuro Urology, Swiss Paraplegic Center, Balgrist University Hospital, Forchstrasse 340, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 45:516-20. 2004
  5. ncbi European experience of 200 cases treated with botulinum-A toxin injections into the detrusor muscle for urinary incontinence due to neurogenic detrusor overactivity
    Andre Reitz
    Neuro Urology, Swiss Paraplegic Center, Balgrist University Hospital, Forchstrasse 340, 8008, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 45:510-5. 2004
  6. ncbi The effect of nitric oxide on the resting tone and the contractile behaviour of the external urethral sphincter: a functional urodynamic study in healthy humans
    Andre Reitz
    Neuro Urology, Swiss Paraplegic Center, Balgrist University Hospital, Forchstrasse 340, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 45:367-73. 2004
  7. ncbi Functional magnetic stimulation of the spinal cord--a urodynamic study in healthy humans
    Andre Reitz
    Neuro Urology, Swiss Paraplegic Center, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Neurourol Urodyn 23:148-53. 2004
  8. ncbi Impact of spinal cord injury on sexual health and quality of life
    A Reitz
    Neuro Urology, Spinal Cord Injury Center, Balgrist University Hospital, Forchstrasse 340, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
    Int J Impot Res 16:167-74. 2004
  9. ncbi [The impact of spinal cord injury on sexuality and reproduction]
    A Reitz
    Neuro Urologie, Schweizer Paraplegikerzentrum, Universitätsklinik Balgrist, Zurich
    Urologe A 43:52-63. 2004
  10. ncbi Botulinum toxin type B injection for management of type A resistant neurogenic detrusor overactivity
    Andre Reitz
    Neuro Urology, Spinal Cord Injury Center, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Urol 171:804; discussion 804-5. 2004

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. ncbi Sympathetic sudomotor skin activity in human after complete spinal cord injury
    Andre Reitz
    ParaCare, Institute for Rehabilitation and Research, Balgrist University Hospital, Forchstrasse 340, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Auton Neurosci 102:78-84. 2002
    ..Tibial nerve stimulation was not found to elicit SSRs below a SCI lesion and we suppose that this type of electrical stimulation cannot activate the spinal sudomotor reflex circuit...
  2. ncbi Targeting bladder outlet obstruction from benign prostatic enlargement via the nitric oxide/cGMP pathway?
    Andre Reitz
    Neuro Urology, Swiss Paraplegic Center, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    BJU Int 96:250-3. 2005
  3. ncbi The effect of tamsulosin on the resting tone and the contractile behaviour of the female urethra: a functional urodynamic study in healthy women
    Andre Reitz
    Neuro Urology, Swiss Paraplegic Center, Balgrist University Hospital, Forchstrasse 340, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 46:235-40; discussion 240. 2004
    ....
  4. ncbi Oral nitric oxide donors: a new pharmacological approach to detrusor-sphincter dyssynergia in spinal cord injured patients?
    Andre Reitz
    Neuro Urology, Swiss Paraplegic Center, Balgrist University Hospital, Forchstrasse 340, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 45:516-20. 2004
    ..In this study, we tested the recently published hypothesis that oral administration of a nitric oxide donor could be a new pharmacological approach to treat detrusor-sphincter dyssynergia in humans with spinal cord injury...
  5. ncbi European experience of 200 cases treated with botulinum-A toxin injections into the detrusor muscle for urinary incontinence due to neurogenic detrusor overactivity
    Andre Reitz
    Neuro Urology, Swiss Paraplegic Center, Balgrist University Hospital, Forchstrasse 340, 8008, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 45:510-5. 2004
    ..To present a comprehensive experience with botulinum-A toxin (BTA) injected into the detrusor muscle in patients with spinal cord injuries/diseases causing neurogenic incontinence...
  6. ncbi The effect of nitric oxide on the resting tone and the contractile behaviour of the external urethral sphincter: a functional urodynamic study in healthy humans
    Andre Reitz
    Neuro Urology, Swiss Paraplegic Center, Balgrist University Hospital, Forchstrasse 340, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 45:367-73. 2004
    ....
  7. ncbi Functional magnetic stimulation of the spinal cord--a urodynamic study in healthy humans
    Andre Reitz
    Neuro Urology, Swiss Paraplegic Center, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Neurourol Urodyn 23:148-53. 2004
    ..To study the effects of functional magnetic stimulation of the spinal cord in healthy subjects on somatic and autonomic pathways innervating the anal and the external urethral sphincter, bladder, bladder neck, and rectum...
  8. ncbi Impact of spinal cord injury on sexual health and quality of life
    A Reitz
    Neuro Urology, Spinal Cord Injury Center, Balgrist University Hospital, Forchstrasse 340, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
    Int J Impot Res 16:167-74. 2004
    ..In the studied population, there was no significant correlation between preserved sexual abilities after spinal cord injury and the satisfaction with sexual life...
  9. ncbi [The impact of spinal cord injury on sexuality and reproduction]
    A Reitz
    Neuro Urologie, Schweizer Paraplegikerzentrum, Universitätsklinik Balgrist, Zurich
    Urologe A 43:52-63. 2004
    ....
  10. ncbi Botulinum toxin type B injection for management of type A resistant neurogenic detrusor overactivity
    Andre Reitz
    Neuro Urology, Spinal Cord Injury Center, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Urol 171:804; discussion 804-5. 2004
  11. ncbi Afferent fibers of the pudendal nerve modulate sympathetic neurons controlling the bladder neck
    Andre Reitz
    Neuro Urology, Swiss Paraplegic Center, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Neurourol Urodyn 22:597-601. 2003
    ..In this prospective study we focused on the effects of pudendal nerve stimulation in complete spinal cord injured patients to identify neuromodulative processes that occur on spinal level...
  12. ncbi Does tolterodine extended release affect the bladder electrical perception threshold? A placebo controlled, double-blind study with 4 and 8 mg in healthy volunteers
    Ulrich Mehnert
    Neurourology Department, Spinal Cord Injury Center, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Urol 178:2495-500. 2007
    ..The afferents were assessed by determining the bladder electrical perception threshold using endovesical electrical stimulation at different potentially neuroselective frequencies...
  13. ncbi Conditioning stimulus can influence an external urethral sphincter contraction evoked by a magnetic stimulation
    Bjoern Wefer
    Neuro Urology, Swiss Paraplegic Center, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Neurourol Urodyn 24:311-7; discussion 318. 2005
    ..To study the effect of a conditioning stimulus on an external urethral sphincter (EUS)contraction evoked by a magnetic stimulation at different time intervals...
  14. doi The facilitatory effect of duloxetine combined with pelvic floor muscle training on the excitability of urethral sphincter motor neurons
    Ulrich Mehnert
    Neurourology, Spinal Cord Injury Center, Balgrist University Hospital, Forchstrasse 340, 8008, Zurich, Switzerland
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 20:659-66. 2009
    ..Due to their mechanisms of action, there might be a synergistic effect of duloxetine and PFMT in regard to the facilitation of spinal reflexes controlling urethral sphincter contractions and hence continence...
  15. doi Proof of principle: The effect of antimuscarinics on bladder filling sensations in healthy subjects--a placebo controlled double blind investigation using 4 and 8 mg tolterodine extended release
    Ulrich Mehnert
    Neurourology, Spinal Cord Injury Center, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Neurourol Urodyn 29:464-9. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of a single dose tolterodine extended release (ER) 4 and 8 mg on bladder sensations during filling cystometry...
  16. ncbi Persistence of therapeutic effect after repeated injections of botulinum toxin type A to treat incontinence due to neurogenic detrusor overactivity
    Gilles Karsenty
    Department of Neuro Urology, Swiss Paraplegic Center, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Urology 68:1193-7. 2006
    ....
  17. doi Heart rate variability: an objective measure of autonomic activity and bladder sensations during urodynamics
    Ulrich Mehnert
    Neurourology, Spinal Cord Injury Center, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Neurourol Urodyn 28:313-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the use of heart rate variability (HRV) analysis as a reliable monitor of the autonomic nervous system and objective measure for bladder sensations during FC...
  18. ncbi Systemic augmentation of nitric oxide: is there an immediate effect on the urinary flow rate in healthy men?
    Michael Muntener
    Department of Urology, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Urol Int 76:31-5. 2006
    ..We investigated the immediate effect of isosorbide dinitrate on the urinary flow rate and the functional bladder capacity in healthy young men...
  19. ncbi Facilitatory neuromodulative effect of duloxetine on pudendal motor neurons controlling the urethral pressure: a functional urodynamic study in healthy women
    Sönke Boy
    Neuro Urology, Swiss Paraplegic Center, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 50:119-25. 2006
    ....
  20. ncbi Can the ice-water test predict the outcome of intradetrusor injections of botulinum toxin in patients with neurogenic bladder dysfunction?
    Mirjam Huwyler
    Neuro Urology, Swiss Paraplegic Center, Balgrist University Hospital, Forchstrasse 340, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    World J Urol 25:613-7. 2007
    ..17 and -0.2, respectively. Based on our population the ice-water test cannot predict the efficacy of intradetrusor botulinum toxin injections in patients with neurogenic detrusor overactivity...
  21. ncbi Understanding detrusor sphincter dyssynergia--significance of chronology
    Gilles Karsenty
    Department of Neuro Urology, Spinal Cord Injury Center, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Urology 66:763-8. 2005
    ....
  22. doi Brain activation in response to bladder filling and simultaneous stimulation of the dorsal clitoral nerve--an fMRI study in healthy women
    Ulrich Mehnert
    Neurourology, Spinal Cord Injury Centre, Balgrist University Hospital, Forchstr 340, 8008, Zurich, Switzerland
    Neuroimage 41:682-9. 2008
    ....
  23. ncbi Can neurologic examination predict type of detrusor sphincter-dyssynergia in patients with spinal cord injury?
    Brigitte Schurch
    Department of Neuro Urology, Swiss Paraplegic Center, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Urology 65:243-6. 2005
    ....
  24. ncbi Intravesical therapy options for neurogenic detrusor overactivity
    Andre Reitz
    Neuro Urology, Spinal Cord Injury Center, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Spinal Cord 42:267-72. 2004
    ..Review article...
  25. ncbi The effects of tolterodine on bladder-filling sensations and perception thresholds to intravesical electrical stimulation: method and initial results
    Sönke Boy
    Neuro Urology, Swiss Paraplegic Center, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    BJU Int 100:574-8. 2007
    ....
  26. doi A morphological evaluation of botulinum neurotoxin A injections into the detrusor muscle using magnetic resonance imaging
    Ulrich Mehnert
    Neurourology, Spinal Cord Injury Center, Balgrist University Hospital, Forchstrasse 340, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
    World J Urol 27:397-403. 2009
    ..Therefore, we investigated the distribution of the toxin solution after injection into the bladder wall, using magnet resonance imaging (MRI)...
  27. ncbi Botulinum toxin as a new therapy option for voiding disorders: current state of the art
    Thomas Leippold
    Department of Urology, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 44:165-74. 2003
    ..However, large controlled trials are absolutely required to establish the role of botulinum-A toxin injections in the fields of urology and neurourology on evidence based medicine...
  28. ncbi Systemic nitric oxide augmentation leads to a rapid decrease of the bladder outlet resistance in healthy men
    Michael Muntener
    Department of Urology, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 50:112-7; discussion 117-8. 2006
    ..We examined the immediate effect of a systemic nitric oxide augmentation on the bladder outlet resistance in healthy men...
  29. doi Afferent pathways arising from the lower urinary tract after complete spinal cord injury or cauda equina lesion: clinical observations with neurophysiological implications
    Andre Reitz
    KontinenzZentrum and Neurourologie, Klinik Hirslanden, Lengghalde 6, Zurich, Switzerland
    Urol Int 89:462-7. 2012
    ..Presence/absence of bladder sensations in patients with complete spinal cord, conus or cauda equina lesions was compared with neurologically unimpaired patients...
  30. ncbi A case of undiagnosed tethered cord syndrome aggravated by transurethral prostate resection
    Sönke Boy
    Balgrist University Hospital, Swiss Paraplegic Center, Zurich, Switzerland
    Nat Clin Pract Urol 2:199-204; quiz 1 p following 204. 2005
    ..A transurethral resection of the prostate had been performed. After the operation, the symptoms had persisted and the incontinence seriously worsened...
  31. ncbi An fMRI study of the role of suprapontine brain structures in the voluntary voiding control induced by pelvic floor contraction
    Hao Zhang
    Neuro Urology, Spinal Cord Injury Center, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Neuroimage 24:174-80. 2005
    ..The combined activation of basal ganglia, parietal cortex, limbic system, and cerebellum might support the assumption that a complex visceral sensory-motor program is involved during the inhibitory control of the micturition reflex...
  32. ncbi Urethral evoked sympathetic skin responses and viscerosensory evoked potentials as diagnostic tools to evaluate urogenital autonomic afferent innervation in spinal cord injured patients
    Daniel Max Schmid
    Swiss Paraplegic Centre Paracare, University Hospital Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Urol 171:1156-60. 2004
    ..This technique should allow assessment of the integrity or deterioration of the autonomic afferent pathway...