Paul B Yoo

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Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Bladder activation by selective stimulation of pudendal nerve afferents in the cat
    Paul B Yoo
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Hudson Hall, Room 136, Box 90281, Durham, NC 27708 0281, USA
    Exp Neurol 212:218-25. 2008
  2. pmc Somatic innervation of the feline lower urinary tract
    Paul B Yoo
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708 0281, USA
    Brain Res 1246:80-7. 2008
  3. pmc Multiple pudendal sensory pathways reflexly modulate bladder and urethral activity in patients with spinal cord injury
    Paul B Yoo
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708 0281, USA
    J Urol 185:737-43. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Pudendal nerve stimulation evokes reflex bladder contractions in persons with chronic spinal cord injury
    Paul B Yoo
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708 0281, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 26:1020-3. 2007
  5. pmc Intraurethral stimulation evokes bladder responses via 2 distinct reflex pathways
    John P Woock
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708 0281, USA
    J Urol 182:366-73. 2009
  6. pmc Intraurethral activation of excitatory bladder reflexes in persons with spinal cord injury
    Paul B Yoo
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2009:6781-4. 2009
  7. pmc Mechanisms of reflex bladder activation by pudendal afferents
    John P Woock
    Dept of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Box 90281, Durham, NC 27708 0281, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 300:R398-407. 2011
  8. pmc Activation and inhibition of the micturition reflex by penile afferents in the cat
    John P Woock
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708 0281, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 294:R1880-9. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Selective control of physiological responses by temporally-patterned electrical stimulation of the canine vagus nerve
    Paul B Yoo
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2011:3107-10. 2011
  10. pmc Finite element modeling and in vivo analysis of electrode configurations for selective stimulation of pudendal afferent fibers
    John P Woock
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Box 90281, Durham, NC 27708 0281, USA
    BMC Urol 10:11. 2010

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  1. pmc Bladder activation by selective stimulation of pudendal nerve afferents in the cat
    Paul B Yoo
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Hudson Hall, Room 136, Box 90281, Durham, NC 27708 0281, USA
    Exp Neurol 212:218-25. 2008
    ..spinal reflexes) activated by selective afferent pudendal nerve stimulation, the latter of which may be applied to restore bladder function in persons with SCI...
  2. pmc Somatic innervation of the feline lower urinary tract
    Paul B Yoo
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708 0281, USA
    Brain Res 1246:80-7. 2008
    ..3+/-0.1 ms) responses. Our findings identify specific pudendal nerve sensory pathways that can be used potentially to restore bladder function in persons with spinal cord injury and also treat LUT symptoms such as urinary retention...
  3. pmc Multiple pudendal sensory pathways reflexly modulate bladder and urethral activity in patients with spinal cord injury
    Paul B Yoo
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708 0281, USA
    J Urol 185:737-43. 2011
    ..We investigated excitatory pudendal-to-bladder reflexes in 7 individuals with chronic spinal cord injury...
  4. ncbi request reprint Pudendal nerve stimulation evokes reflex bladder contractions in persons with chronic spinal cord injury
    Paul B Yoo
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708 0281, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 26:1020-3. 2007
    ..We present two cases where electrical activation of pudendal nerve afferents was used to evoke excitatory bladder responses...
  5. pmc Intraurethral stimulation evokes bladder responses via 2 distinct reflex pathways
    John P Woock
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708 0281, USA
    J Urol 182:366-73. 2009
    ..We examined intraurethral electrical stimulation as a minimally invasive means of selectively activating these pathways in the cat...
  6. pmc Intraurethral activation of excitatory bladder reflexes in persons with spinal cord injury
    Paul B Yoo
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2009:6781-4. 2009
    ..2 +/- 11.6 cmH2O) segment of the urethra. The results indicate that an excitatory reflex between pudendal nerve afferents and the bladder exists in humans with spinal injury and may provide a substrate for restoring micturition function...
  7. pmc Mechanisms of reflex bladder activation by pudendal afferents
    John P Woock
    Dept of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Box 90281, Durham, NC 27708 0281, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 300:R398-407. 2011
    ..These findings indicate that pudendal afferent stimulation evokes bladder contractions through convergence with pelvic afferents to increase pelvic efferent activity...
  8. pmc Activation and inhibition of the micturition reflex by penile afferents in the cat
    John P Woock
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708 0281, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 294:R1880-9. 2008
    ..These results demonstrate a clear role of genital afferents in modulating the micturition reflex and suggest the DNP as a potential target for functional restoration of bladder control using electrical stimulation...
  9. doi request reprint Selective control of physiological responses by temporally-patterned electrical stimulation of the canine vagus nerve
    Paul B Yoo
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2011:3107-10. 2011
    ..The results of this study indicate that temporally-patterned stimulation may provide an effective tool for optimizing VNS therapy...
  10. pmc Finite element modeling and in vivo analysis of electrode configurations for selective stimulation of pudendal afferent fibers
    John P Woock
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Box 90281, Durham, NC 27708 0281, USA
    BMC Urol 10:11. 2010
    ..This study aimed to determine the optimal intraurethral electrode configuration(s) and locations for selectively activating targeted pudendal afferents to aid future preclinical and clinical investigations...
  11. pmc Conditional and continuous electrical stimulation increase cystometric capacity in persons with spinal cord injury
    Eric E Horvath
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708 0281, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 29:401-7. 2010
    ..The second aim was to use the external anal sphincter electromyogram (EMG(EAS)) for real-time control of conditional stimulation...
  12. pmc Urethral flow-responsive afferents in the cat sacral dorsal root ganglia
    Andre E Snellings
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708 0281, USA
    Neurosci Lett 516:34-8. 2012
    ..These are the first data to characterize the properties of flow-responsive afferents in the cat, and reveal properties that parallel those of other afferents...
  13. pmc Modulation of heart rate by temporally patterned vagus nerve stimulation in the anesthetized dog
    Paul B Yoo
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Physiol Rep 4:. 2016
    ..Temporal patterns of VNS can be used to modulate heart rate while minimizing laryngeal motor fiber activation, and this is a novel approach to reduce the side effects produced by VNS. ..
  14. pmc Selective co-stimulation of pudendal afferents enhances reflex bladder activation
    Meredith J McGee
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2011:1057-60. 2011
    ..Selective co-stimulation of pudendal afferents is efficacious and should be considered in the development of neural prosthetics for restoration of bladder function in persons with SCI...
  15. doi request reprint Excitation properties of the right cervical vagus nerve in adult dogs
    Mark A Castoro
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Exp Neurol 227:62-8. 2011
    ..The results provide insight into the complement of nerve fibers activated by VNS and guidance to clinicians for the selection of optimal stimulation parameters...
  16. ncbi request reprint Selective recording of the canine hypoglossal nerve using a multicontact flat interface nerve electrode
    Paul B Yoo
    Neural Engineering Center of the Biomedical Engineering Department, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 52:1461-9. 2005
    ..45 +/- 0.16) was within the range predicted by the FEM. This study suggests that the FINE can record the activity from a multifasciculated nerve and, more importantly, distinguish neural signals from pairs of fascicles at physiologic SNR...
  17. doi request reprint A voltage-controlled capacitive discharge method for electrical activation of peripheral nerves
    Will M Rosellini
    MicroTransponder Inc, Austin, TX 78738, USA
    Neuromodulation 14:493-9; discussion 500. 2011
    ..A voltage-controlled capacitive discharge (VCCD) method was investigated as an alternative to rectangular stimulus pulses currently used in peripheral nerve stimulation therapies...
  18. ncbi request reprint Minimally-invasive electrical stimulation of the pudendal nerve: a pre-clinical study for neural control of the lower urinary tract
    Paul B Yoo
    Neural Prosthesis Research Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708 0281, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 26:562-9. 2007
    ..This pre-clinical study was undertaken to test the hypothesis that robust bladder contractions can be generated with a minimally-invasive needle electrode...
  19. ncbi request reprint Selective stimulation of the canine hypoglossal nerve using a multi-contact cuff electrode
    Paul B Yoo
    Neural Engineering Center, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Ann Biomed Eng 32:511-9. 2004
    ..93 +/- 0.03 (n = 5) and 0.88 +/- 0.03 (n = 4), respectively. The results of this study demonstrate the feasibility of the FINE for selective stimulation of the XII nerve branches and the innervated tongue muscles...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effects of selective hypoglossal nerve stimulation on canine upper airway mechanics
    Paul B Yoo
    Neural Engineering Center, Dept of Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve Univ, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    J Appl Physiol 99:937-43. 2005
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