Derek Griffiths

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Imaging bladder sensations
    Derek Griffiths
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Institute on Aging, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 26:899-903. 2007
  2. pmc Cerebral control of the bladder in normal and urge-incontinent women
    Derek Griffiths
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Institute on Aging, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Neuroimage 37:1-7. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Bladder control, urgency, and urge incontinence: evidence from functional brain imaging
    Derek Griffiths
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Institute on Aging, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 27:466-74. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Brain responses to bladder filling in older women without urgency incontinence
    Stasa D Tadic
    Department of Medicine Geriatrics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 32:435-40. 2013
  5. pmc Brain activity underlying impaired continence control in older women with overactive bladder
    Stasa D Tadic
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 31:652-8. 2012
  6. pmc Brain activity during bladder filling is related to white matter structural changes in older women with urinary incontinence
    Stasa D Tadic
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Institute on Aging, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Neuroimage 51:1294-302. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Stop test or pressure-flow study? Measuring detrusor contractility in older females
    Thai Lian Tan
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 23:184-9. 2004
  8. pmc Abnormal connections in the supraspinal bladder control network in women with urge urinary incontinence
    Stasa D Tadic
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Institute on Aging, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Neuroimage 39:1647-53. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Brain control of normal and overactive bladder
    Derek Griffiths
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, and the Magnetic Resonance Research Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Urol 174:1862-7. 2005
  10. pmc Role of urothelial nerve growth factor in human bladder function
    Lori A Birder
    Renal Electrolyte Division, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 26:405-9. 2007

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Imaging bladder sensations
    Derek Griffiths
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Institute on Aging, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 26:899-903. 2007
    ..Apparently, either the nature of the afferent signals or the handling of these signals in the brain is abnormal...
  2. pmc Cerebral control of the bladder in normal and urge-incontinent women
    Derek Griffiths
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Institute on Aging, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Neuroimage 37:1-7. 2007
    ..Elderly "cases" showed strong ACG responses even at small bladder volume but more moderate responses at larger volumes; if DO occurred, pontine micturition center (PMC) activation did not increase...
  3. ncbi request reprint Bladder control, urgency, and urge incontinence: evidence from functional brain imaging
    Derek Griffiths
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Institute on Aging, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 27:466-74. 2008
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Brain responses to bladder filling in older women without urgency incontinence
    Stasa D Tadic
    Department of Medicine Geriatrics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 32:435-40. 2013
    ..To investigate normal brain responses to bladder filling, especially when there is little or no sensation as in much of daily life...
  5. pmc Brain activity underlying impaired continence control in older women with overactive bladder
    Stasa D Tadic
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 31:652-8. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Brain activity during bladder filling is related to white matter structural changes in older women with urinary incontinence
    Stasa D Tadic
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Institute on Aging, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Neuroimage 51:1294-302. 2010
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Stop test or pressure-flow study? Measuring detrusor contractility in older females
    Thai Lian Tan
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 23:184-9. 2004
    ..We investigated whether such methods, originally developed for males, might be applicable in female subjects, and attempted to identify a single best method...
  8. pmc Abnormal connections in the supraspinal bladder control network in women with urge urinary incontinence
    Stasa D Tadic
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Institute on Aging, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Neuroimage 39:1647-53. 2008
    ..Thus, physiophysiological interaction yields potentially important information about the connectivity of the bladder control network and its changes in disease...
  9. ncbi request reprint Brain control of normal and overactive bladder
    Derek Griffiths
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, and the Magnetic Resonance Research Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Urol 174:1862-7. 2005
    ..We have used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to determine brain responses to bladder filling in subjects with normal and with poor bladder control (detrusor overactivity)...
  10. pmc Role of urothelial nerve growth factor in human bladder function
    Lori A Birder
    Renal Electrolyte Division, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 26:405-9. 2007
    ..To test whether nerve growth factor (NGF) concentration in human bladder urothelium/suburothelium is related to detrusor overactivity (DO), bladder sensation, detrusor contractility, or other aspects of lower urinary tract function...
  11. pmc Brain activity measured by functional magnetic resonance imaging is related to patient reported urgency urinary incontinence severity
    Stasa D Tadic
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Urol 183:221-8. 2010
    ..We investigated the relationship between experimental neuroimaging and self-reported urinary incontinence measures...
  12. doi request reprint Brain Mechanisms Underlying Urge Incontinence and its Response to Pelvic Floor Muscle Training
    Derek Griffiths
    Department of Medicine Geriatrics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    J Urol 194:708-15. 2015
    ..We used biofeedback assisted pelvic floor muscle training and functional brain imaging (functional magnetic resonance imaging) to investigate cerebral mechanisms, aiming to improve the understanding of brain-bladder control and therapy...
  13. doi request reprint What predicts and what mediates the response of urge urinary incontinence to biofeedback?
    Neil M Resnick
    Department of Medicine Geriatrics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 32:408-15. 2013
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Effect of biofeedback on psychological burden and symptoms in older women with urge urinary incontinence
    Stasa D Tadic
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:2010-5. 2007
    ..To determine the effect of biofeedback (BFB) therapy on psychological burden of urge urinary incontinence (UI) and whether prior depression or current depressive symptoms affect older women's response to BFB...
  15. ncbi request reprint Falsely elevated postvoid residual urine in pregnant women
    Thai Lian Tan
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 22:261-2. 2003
    ..However, other cystic pelvic pathologic conditions may present as a false-positive finding on the ultrasound. We describe two cases in which the residual urine was falsely detected as being elevated due to unsuspected pregnancy...
  16. ncbi request reprint Which stop test is best? Measuring detrusor contractility in older females
    Thai Lian Tan
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Urol 169:1023-7. 2003
    ..We compared the performance of 3 methods of measuring detrusor contraction strength to identify the best one...
  17. pmc The neural control of micturition
    Clare J Fowler
    University College London, Department of Uro Neurology, London, WC1N 3BG, UK
    Nat Rev Neurosci 9:453-66. 2008
    ..This is a major health problem, especially in those with neurological impairment. Here we review the neural control of micturition and how disruption of this control leads to abnormal storage and release of urine...
  18. ncbi request reprint Standardisation of urethral pressure measurement: report from the Standardisation Sub-Committee of the International Continence Society
    Gunnar Lose
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Glostrup County Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Neurourol Urodyn 21:258-60. 2002
  19. ncbi request reprint The standardisation of terminology of lower urinary tract function: report from the Standardisation Sub-committee of the International Continence Society
    Paul Abrams
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:116-26. 2002
  20. ncbi request reprint The standardisation of terminology in lower urinary tract function: report from the standardisation sub-committee of the International Continence Society
    Paul Abrams
    Bristol Urological Institute, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Urology 61:37-49. 2003
  21. ncbi request reprint The standardisation of terminology of lower urinary tract function: report from the Standardisation Sub-committee of the International Continence Society
    Paul Abrams
    Neurourol Urodyn 21:167-78. 2002