urinary tract physiology
Summary: Functions and activities of the urinary tract as a whole or of any of its parts.
- Anatomy and physiology of urinary elimination. Part 1Glynis Collis Pellatt
Faculty of Health and Social Science, University of Bedfordshire
Br J Nurs 16:406-10. 2007..The importance of prevention of cross infection for nurses and patients is highlighted throughout the article...
- A role for the P2X receptor in urinary tract physiology and in the pathophysiology of urinary dysfunctionDavid E Rapp
Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 5841 S Maryland Avenue, MC 6038, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Eur Urol 48:303-8. 2005..We provide a historical perspective of the P2X receptor class in bladder physiology and the pathophysiology of urinary dysfunction...
- [The practice guideline 'Lower urinary-tract symptoms in middle-aged and elderly men' (second revision) from the Dutch College of General Practitioners; a response from the perspective of urology]M P M Q van Gils
Universitair Medisch Centrum St Radboud, afd Urologie, Postbus 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen
Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 149:1551-2. 2005..It is important to stress that lower urinary-tract symptoms do not increase the patient's risk of prostate cancer. Screening for prostate cancer by the routine measurement of serum prostate-specific antigen is therefore not indicated...
- [The practice guideline 'Lower urinary-tract symptoms in middle-aged and elderly men' (second revision) from the Dutch College of General Practitioners; a response from the perspective of general practice]S Thomas
Erasmus MC, afd Huisartsgeneeskunde, Dr Molewaterplein 50, 3015 GE Rotterdam
Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 149:1549-50. 2005..The Dutch general practitioners' guideline for micturition problems in elderly men addresses this paradigm change in a thorough and easily understandable way...
- Anatomic and physiologic considerations in ureteroscopyMargarett Shnorhavorian
Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 05610, USA
Urol Clin North Am 31:15-20. 2004..An appreciation of the impact of ureteroscopy on normal anatomy and physiology can prevent complications and promote improved therapeutic outcomes...
- Continuous uroflow cystometry in the urethane-anesthetized mousePhillip P Smith
Department of Surgery, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
Neurourol Urodyn 29:1344-9. 2010In vivo animal cystometry represents an accepted methodology for the study of lower urinary tract physiology. A particular advantage of the mouse model is the availability of genetically modified strains, offering the possibility of ..
- Functional foods and the urinary tractScott A Brown
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 34:173-85, vi-vii. 2004....
- [Role of estrogens in lower urinary tract physiology and physiopathology]X Game
Département d urologie, CHU Rangueil, TSA 50032, 31059 Toulouse, France
Prog Urol 23:502-10. 2013..The aim was to review the literature on estrogens and lower urinary tract...
- Physiology of the lower urinary tractMary P Fitzgerald
Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
Clin Obstet Gynecol 47:18-27. 2004
- Early proactive management improves upper urinary tract function and reduces the need for surgery in patients with myelomeningoceleThomas M Kessler
Neuro urology unit, Department of Neurology, University Hospital Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
Neurourol Urodyn 25:758-62. 2006..To investigate whether upper urinary tract function and the need for surgery in patients with myelomeningocele depends on the timing of initiating neurourological management...
- Interaction between interstitial cells and smooth muscles in the lower urinary tract and penisHikaru Hashitani
Department of Regulatory Cell Physiology and Nephrourology, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya 467 8601, Japan
J Physiol 576:707-14. 2006..However, overall contractility of urethral smooth muscles does not necessarily rely on pacemaking of ICs, and thus some population of smooth muscles may also have their own excitability...
- Organization and function of ICC in the urinary tractN G McHale
Smooth Muscle Research Centre, Dundalk Institute of Technology, Dundalk, Co Louth, Ireland
J Physiol 576:689-94. 2006..However, their role in the modulation of urethral tone has yet to be fully elucidated...
- Cerebral activation during withholding urine with full bladder in healthy men using 99mTc-HMPAO SPECTYafu Yin
Department of Radiology, Asahikawa Medical College, Asahikawa, Japan
J Nucl Med 47:1093-8. 2006..The aim of this study was to identify the brain areas that control urinary continence in healthy men by 99mTc-hexamethylpropyleneamine oxime (99mTc-HMPAO) SPECT...
- Expression of vascular endothelial growth factor in the lower urinary tract in rats after castration and estrogen administrationEliana V M Zucchi
Department of Gynecology, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Menopause 13:500-5. 2006....
- Symposium report on urothelial dysfunction: pathophysiology and novel therapiesA Kanai
Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
J Urol 175:1624-9. 2006....
- FGF-10 and its receptor exhibit bidirectional paracrine targeting to urothelial and smooth muscle cells in the lower urinary tractDianzhong Zhang
Program in Human Urothelial Biology, Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, 4800 NE Sand Point Way, Mail Stop A8938, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 291:F481-94. 2006....
- [Management of endometriosis of the urinary tract]P Collinet
clinique de gynécologie, obstétrique et néonatalogie, Hopital Jeanne de Flandre, CHRU de Lille, 2, Avenue Oscar Lambret, 59037 Lille Cedex, France
Gynecol Obstet Fertil 34:347-52. 2006..Surgical treatment of bladder and/or ureteral endometriosis requires informed consent of patients and multidisciplinary management...
- Clinically relevant physiology of the neonateSophie A Grundy
Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California at Davis, Room 1114 Tupper Hall, 1 Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 36:443-59, v. 2006..In this article, the most striking physiologic differences between neonatal and adult body systems are discussed with respect to the resulting clinical implications...
- Going in circles: conserved mechanisms control radial patterning in the urinary and digestive tractsCathy Mendelsohn
Department of Urology, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
J Clin Invest 116:635-7. 2006..Deletion of Tbx18 resulted in defective urothelial differentiation at the level of the ureter, suggesting that Tbx18 acts via mesenchyme as an important regulator of A-P patterning in the urinary tract...
- Mechanisms of Disease: specialized interstitial cells of the urinary tract--an assessment of current knowledgeAlison F Brading
Pharmacology Department of Oxford University, Oxford, UK
Nat Clin Pract Urol 2:546-54. 2005..Differences in the numbers of ICC are seen in smooth muscle specimens obtained from patients with various pathologies; in particular, bladder overactivity is associated with increased numbers of these cells...
- Minimally-invasive electrical stimulation of the pudendal nerve: a pre-clinical study for neural control of the lower urinary tractPaul 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...
- Pacemaker activity in the upper urinary tractRobert M Weiss
Section of Urology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conneticut 06520 8041, USA
J Smooth Muscle Res 42:103-15. 2006..Capsaicin-sensitive sensory afferents and the endogenous release of tachykinins and prostaglandins are involved in the maintenance of normal ureteral peristalsis...
- Bladder afferent signaling: recent findingsAnthony Kanai
Department of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
J Urol 183:1288-95. 2010Much current research on lower urinary tract physiology focuses on afferent mechanisms. The main goals are to define and control the signaling pathways by which afferent information is generated and conveyed to the central nervous system...
- Examination of the urinary tract in the horseM Eilidh Wilson
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, D 202 Veterinary Medical Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1314, USA
Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract 23:563-75, v. 2007..Further, clinical signs that may seem to be directly related to the urinary tract may be the result of other systemic diseases. Thus, before embarking on diagnostics, it is important to obtain a thorough history and physical examination...
- Essentials of equine renal and urinary tract physiologyRamiro E Toribio
College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, 601 Vernon Tharp Street, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract 23:533-61, v. 2007..Endogenous and exogenous compounds (eg, drugs, toxins, hemoglobin) alone or in combination with inappropriate renal blood flow can promote or exacerbate renal disease...
- [Analysis of electrical activities of the junction region of the ureter with bladder and surrounding zones in rats]K V Kazarian
Ross Fiziol Zh Im I M Sechenova 93:799-805. 2007..In area of ureter connection with bladder, slow-wave activity was revealed. In bladder bordering ureter zone, rapid spike activity was found that was fully correlated with the genesis of upper located fluctuation processes...
- [Forms of urinary diversion--methods and imaging findings]S Obenauer
Abteilung für diagnostische Radiologie, Georg August Universitat Gottingen
Rofo 179:1025-34. 2007..CT urography and MR urography are becoming increasingly important as further imaging tools for controlling urinary diversions...
- Transabdominal ultrasound in the assessment of postvoid residual urine volume in patients after hysterectomyTripop Lertbunnaphong
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10700, Thailand
J Med Assoc Thai 89:S152-7. 2006..To evaluate the correlation between assessment of postvoid residual urine by transabdominal ultrasound and catheterization in patients after radical or transvaginal hysterectomy...
- The biomechanical properties of E. coli pili for urinary tract attachment reflect the host environmentMagnus Andersson
Department of Physics, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
Biophys J 93:3008-14. 2007..Our findings highlight functions that are believed to be of importance for the bacterial ability to sustain a basic antimicrobial mechanism of the host and for bacterial colonization...
- [Long-term results of lower urinary tract symptoms and urinary flow rate after transurethral resection of the prostate]Yoshinori Tanaka
Urology Service, Esashi Hospital
Hinyokika Kiyo 53:369-73. 2007....
- Effect of lumbar-epidural administration of tramadol on lower urinary tract functionS K Singh
Department of Urology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
Neurourol Urodyn 27:65-70. 2008..In animal studies tramadol has been found not to affect voiding function. We evaluated urodynamic effects of epidural tramadol in humans...
- [Treatment of neurogenic detrusor hyperactivity: enterocystoplasty]X Game
Service d Urologie, centre hospitalo universitaire de Toulouse, France
Prog Urol 17:584-96. 2007..The authors present the technical details of bladder augmentation by enterocystoplasty or by alternative techniques and their medium- and long-term results, and define the postoperative surveillance of this type of surgery...
- [Anatomy and physiology of the lower urinary tract]B Parratte
Centre hospitalo universitaire de Bezançon, France
Prog Urol 17:331-5. 2007..Due to the presence of both smooth and striated muscle cells in structures of the lower urinary tract, nerve pathways and nerve centres belong to both the somatic and autonomic nervous systems...
- Modeling physiology of the urinary tractThomas A Spirka
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44118, USA
J Endourol 21:294-299. 2007....
- Interaction of filling related sensation between anorectum and lower urinary tract and its impact on the sequence of their evacuation. A study in healthy volunteersStefan De Wachter
Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, University Hospital Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium
Neurourol Urodyn 26:481-5. 2007..The aim of this study was to explore the physiologic relationship between anorectal and LUT function in healthy volunteers...
- Computed tomography urography technique, indications and limitationsSameh K Morcos
Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Sheffield, UK
Curr Opin Urol 17:56-64. 2007..The review discusses the different techniques of computed tomography urography reported in the literature and presents the author's preferred approach...
- Animal models in urological disease and sexual dysfunctionGordon McMurray
Pfizer Global Research and Development, Sandwich Laboratories, Ramsgate Road, Kent CT13 9NJ
Br J Pharmacol 147:S62-79. 2006..However, these models will only be fully validated in retrospect once the pharmacological agents they have helped identify are tested in humans...
- [Afferent pathways arising from the lower urinary tract. Physiology, pathophysiology, and clinical implications]A Reitz
Urologische Klinik, Universitat, Heidelberg
Urologe A 44:1452-7. 2005..This review considers the current knowledge about normal and impaired sensations arising from the bladder and the sphincter and addresses their clinical significance...
- Pelvic somato-visceral reflexes after spinal cord injury: measures of functional loss and partial preservationMichael D Craggs
Centre for Spinal Research, Functional Assessment and Restoration, London Spinal Cord Injuries Unit, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust, Brockley Hill, Stanmore, Middlesex HA7 4LP, UK
Prog Brain Res 152:205-19. 2006..Finally, the chapter will address the possible utility of neurophysiological measures for complementing the established neurological classification and the assessment of somatic sensory-motor impairment in SCI...
- Does the ostrich (Struthio camelus) coprodeum have the electrophysiological properties and microstructure of other birds?E Skadhauge
Department of Anatomy and Physiology, Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, DK 1870 Copenhagen, Denmark
Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 134:749-55. 2003..ANATOMY: The mucosal membrane is composed of broad irregular folds with very short intestinal glands containing an unusually high proportion of goblet cells...
- Current practice patterns in the urologic surveillance and management of patients with spinal cord injurySanjay Razdan
Department of Urology and Spinal Cord Injury Unit, Miami VA Medical Center, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
Urology 61:893-6. 2003..There is a lack of consensus on the optimal urologic surveillance and management protocol of the urinary tract in SCI patients...
- Effects of urinary bladder distension on activity of T3-T4 spinal neurons receiving cardiac and somatic noxious inputs in ratsChao Qin
Department of Physiology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, P O Box 26901, Oklahoma City, OK 73190, USA
Brain Res 971:210-20. 2003..Results showed that T(3)-T(4) spinal neurons processing cardiac and somatic nociceptive information were primarily inhibited by input from the urinary bladder through either supraspinal structures or direct intraspinal pathways...
- Surgical treatment of renal artery dissection in 25 patients: indications and resultsBarbara Theresia Müller
Department of Vascular Surgery and Kidney Transplantation, Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, Germany
J Vasc Surg 37:761-8. 2003..3 months (range, 10-111 months), were analyzed. Indications for surgery were renovascular hypertension and preservation or improvement of kidney function...
- Basolateral LAT-2 has a major role in the transepithelial flux of L-cystine in the renal proximal tubule cell line OKEsperanza Fernandez
Departament de Bioquimica i Biologia Molecular, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
J Am Soc Nephrol 14:837-47. 2003..This demonstrates that LAT-2 plays a major specific role in the net basolateral efflux of cysteine and points to LAT-2 as a candidate gene to modulate cystine reabsorption...
- Contemporary strategies to preserve renal function during cardiac and vascular surgeryRoy Sheinbaum
Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX, USA
Rev Cardiovasc Med 4:S21-8. 2003....
- How acute renal failure puts the brakes on kidney functionDiana Campbell
Vancouver Island Health Authority Renal Program, British Columbia, Canada
Nursing 33:59-63; quiz 64. 2003..When you understand the various causes and life-threatening effects, you can support your patient's recovery...
- Pharmacologic perspective on the physiology of the lower urinary tractKarl Erik Andersson
Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
Urology 60:13-20; discussion 20-1. 2002..If this component of activation is responsible not only for part of the bladder contractions, but also for the symptoms of the overactive bladder, it should be considered an important target for therapeutic interventions...
- Muscle derived cell mediated ex vivo gene transfer to the lower urinary tract: comparison of viral vectorsRyan Pruchnic
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Urol Res 30:310-6. 2002..Our results suggest that the ex vivo approach may lead to an efficient and persistent viral gene delivery to the lower urinary tract while minimizing exposure of the host to virus...
- Pregnancy outcome and progression of diabetic nephropathy. What's next?J C Khoury
Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Ohio 45267 0056, USA
J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 11:238-44. 2002....
- Is the male dog comparable to human? A histological study of the muscle systems of the lower urinary tractJens Uwe Stolzenburg
Department of Urology, University of Leipzig, Stephanstr 11, Germany
Anat Histol Embryol 31:198-205. 2002....
- Lower urinary tract physiology and pharmacologyM E DiSanto
Division of Urology, 3010 Ravdin Courtyard, University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Curr Urol Rep 1:227-34. 2000..In addition, the effects of diabetes, incontinence, and partial bladder outlet obstruction on these modes of contractile regulation are also discussed...
- Urinary tract infections. How to manage nursing home patients with or without chronic catheterizationJudith A O'Donnell
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and University, Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Geriatrics 57:45, 49-52, 55-6 passim. 2002..Treatment of cystitis can usually be managed in the nursing home with oral antibiotics. Initial therapy with a parenteral agent is often recommended in nursing home-acquired pyelonephritis...
- Lower urinary-interleukin-1 receptor-antagonist excretion in IgA nephropathy than in Henoch-Schönlein nephritisVirpi Rauta
Helsinki University Central Hospital, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology Helsinki, Finland
Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:1785-91. 2003..We studied levels of urinary excretion of IL-1beta and IL-1ra in patients with IgAN and HSN...
- Effects of manidipine and nifedipine on blood pressure and renal function in patients with chronic renal failure: a multicenter randomized controlled trialGuido Bellinghieri
Chair and Division of Nephrology, School of Medicine, University of Messina Viale Gazzi, Messina, Italy
Ren Fail 25:681-9. 2003..5%). The withdrawal rate was not significantly different between the groups. Manidipine is equally safe and effective as nifedipine and it may have more activity on renal function and less severe side effects compared to nifedipine...
- A review of the L-arginine - nitric oxide - guanylate cyclase pathway as a mediator of lower urinary tract physiology and symptomsLynn Stothers
Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Can J Urol 10:1971-80. 2003....
- Renal and antibacterial effects induced by myotoxin I and II isolated from Bothrops jararacussu venomP S F Barbosa
Institute of Biomedicine and Clinical Research Unit, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Federal University of Ceara, Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
Toxicon 46:376-86. 2005..In the other hand, other effects could be independently of the enzymatic activity of the BthTX II and the C-terminal domain could be involved in both effects promoted for PLA2...
- Management of bladder, prostatic and pelvic floor disorders with botulinum neurotoxinG Maria
Department of Surgery, Catholic School of Medicine, University Hospital Agostino Gemelli, Rome, Italy
Curr Med Chem 12:247-65. 2005..In this paper, clinical experience over the last years with BoNT in urological impaired patients will be illustrated. Moreover, this paper presents current data on the use of BoNT to treat pelvic floor disorders...
- Partial nicotinic receptor blockade unmasks a modulatory role of nitric oxide on urethral striated neuromuscular transmissionA Garcia-Pascual
Department of Physiology, Veterinary School, Complutense University, Madrid, Spain
Nitric Oxide 13:98-110. 2005..This modulatory action could be especially relevant when neuromuscular transmission at the USM is impaired...
- Regulation of cyclic nucleotides in the urinary tractMarcia A Wheeler
The Department of Surgery, Section of Urology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8041, USA
J Smooth Muscle Res 41:1-21. 2005..By exploitation of differences in PDE expression in disease, such as the overexpression of PDEs in cancer, treatment options may present themselves...
- [Upper urinary tract: physiology, pathophysiology of obstructions and function assessment]L Le Normand
Clinique Urologique, CHRU, Hotel Dieu, Place Alexis Ricordeau, 44093 Nantes, France
Ann Urol (Paris) 39:30-48. 2005..Functional evaluations of the upper urinary tract are aimed at identify the urine transport conditions and the relationship between obstruction and clinical conditions such as hydronephrosis, pain or impaired renal function...
- Cystoscopy: techniques and clinical applicationsJeannette S Messer
Small Animal Internal Medicine Section, The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Vetennary Clinical Sciences, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
Clin Tech Small Anim Pract 20:52-64. 2005..This article reviews cystoscopy equipment, procedures, and common applications of cystoscopy. A review of normal anatomy and common lower urinary tract lesions identifiable with cystoscopy is also presented...
- Proceedings of the Baltimore smooth muscle meeting: identifying research frontiers and priorities for the lower urinary tractGeorge J Christ
Department of Urology, Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
J Urol 173:1406-9. 2005..LUT diseases/disorders will continue to increase in an ever aging American population. The purpose of the Baltimore Smooth Muscle Meeting was to begin to identify some research frontiers and priorities...
- Overexpression of epithelial sodium channels in epithelium of human urinary bladder with outlet obstructionIsao Araki
Department of Urology, University of Yamanashi, Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Medicine and Engineering, Tamaho, Yamanashi, Japan
Urology 64:1255-60. 2004..The increase of afferent activity is one of the possible mechanisms for this detrusor instability. The ENaC expressed in mammals has been implicated in various mechanosensory functions...
- Renal magnetic resonance imagingHenry Rusinek
Department of Radiology, New York University Medical Center, Bellevue C and D building room D120, 550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 13:667-73. 2004..This article reviews the most important recently published studies in selected topics chosen because of their clinical relevance or potential for technical developments...
- Physiologic role of nitric oxide and nitric oxide synthase in female lower urinary tractMat H Ho
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 16:423-9. 2004..This review discusses recently published data related to the physiologic and pathophysiologic roles of NO and nitric oxide synthase (NOS) in the female lower urinary tract...
- Anabolic effects of androgens on muscles of female pelvic floor and lower urinary tractMat H Ho
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 16:405-9. 2004....
- Beneficial effect of aspirin on renal function post-cardiopulmonary bypassRabin Gerrah
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, PO Box 12000, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 11:304-8. 2003..6). Aspirin administrated before coronary surgery may have a beneficial effect on renal function, probably mediated by its antiplatelet activity and thromboxane inhibition...
- Ablation of the Tamm-Horsfall protein gene increases susceptibility of mice to bladder colonization by type 1-fimbriated Escherichia coliLan Mo
Dept of Urology, New York Univ School of Medicine, 423 East 23 St, 18th Floor, Rm 18064 South, New York, NY 10010, USA
Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 286:F795-802. 2004..The generation of THP-deficient mice established the role of THP as a first line of urinary defense and should help elucidate other potential functions of this major protein in urinary tract physiology and diseases.
- Nitric oxide and relaxation of pig lower urinary tractK Persson
Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Lund University Hospital, Sweden
Br J Pharmacol 106:416-22. 1992..The importance of this pathway for lower urinary tract physiology and pathophysiology remains to be established.
- Regulation of Skp2 Expression in Urinary Bladder WallSTEVEN WEINTRAUB; Fiscal Year: 2005..If the bladder outlet obstruction is chronic, the hypertrophy becomes excessive. The derangement in urinary tract physiology that results from excessive bladder wall hypertrophy can result in such problems as chronic urinary tract ..
- CONFERENCE--FASEB SMOOTH MUSCLEKENTON SANDERS; Fiscal Year: 2000..muscle function is vital to those interested in cardiovascular, respiratory, reproductive, digestive and urinary tract physiology and pathophysiology...
- Conference--Smooth MuscleMark Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2003..muscle function is vital to those interested in cardiovascular, respiratory, reproductive, digestive and urinary tract physiology and pathophysiology...
- Study of Intrinsic Bladder Activity by Optical ImagingAnthony Kanai; Fiscal Year: 2007..To study the neural-chemical control of spontaneous detrusor activity; and III.) To determine the origin of detrusor overactivity in partially obstructed bladders. ..
- Sensory Testing in Subjects with Interstitial CystitisMary FitzGerald; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- BOTULINUM TOXIN THERAPY FOR INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS/CHRON*Mary FitzGerald; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Encapsulated siRNAs for treatment of urological diseaseRobert Weiss; Fiscal Year: 2008..Thus, we can determine the therapeutic potential of siRNA for treatment of urologic diseases. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- PTHrP on normal osteoblast differentiation and functionRAMIRO TORIBIO; Fiscal Year: 2008..Dr. Thomas Rosol's laboratory will provide an excellent environment for developing the skills necessary to become a successful independent researcher. ..
- Small Laboratory Animal Imaging: High Resolution Microcomputed Tomography SystemRAMIRO TORIBIO; Fiscal Year: 2006..Salary and benefits for the Supervisor and Space and utilities for the instrument will be provided by Department of Veterinary Biosciences and the College of Veterinary Medicine. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- AGE DEPENDENT FACTORS IN URETERAL-VESICAL FUNCTIONRobert Weiss; Fiscal Year: 2002..The determination of how age affects the function of the urinary tract and its response to pharmacologic agents may provide a rationale for the development of new drugs for the treatment of pathologic states. ..
- NITRIC OXIDE TRANSDUCTION MECHANISMS IN UTIS AND ICRobert Weiss; Fiscal Year: 2001..The interpretation of the data obtained will not only pertain to infectious/inflammatory processes of he urinary tract, but also will facilitate the understanding of processes in humans which are less amenable to investigation. ..
- Bladder-specific Knockout and Gene ExpressionXue ru Wu; Fiscal Year: 2009..These studies will generate powerful experimental tools for studying bladder biology and diseases and offer molecular insights regarding urothelial growth and tumorigenesis. ..