Urinary Tract (Google eBook)

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Springer Science & Business Media, Feb 4, 2011 - HEALTH & FITNESS - 592 pages
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The basic anatomy and physiology of the urinary tract, the validity of animal models and other methodological considerations as well as a range of potential therapeutic targets are comprehensively reviewed by leading international experts, making this a unique reference source for basic scientists and research-minded clinicians alike
  

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Contents

Animal Models of Stress Urinary Incontinence
45
Animal Models for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
68
Use of Functional Imaging to Monitor Central Control of Voiding in Humans
81
Neuroanatomy of the Lower Urinary Tract
98
Anatomy and Histology of the Lower Urinary Tract
117
Neurophysiology of the Lower Urinary Tract
149
Afferent Mechanism in the Urinary Tract
171
Urothelial Signaling
206
betaAdrenergic Receptor Subtypes in the Urinary Tract
307
Muscarinic Acetylcholine Receptors in the Urinary Tract
319
Modulation of Urinary Bladder Innervation TRPV1 and Botulinum Toxin A
345
Ion Channel Modulators and Urinary Tract Function
375
Neuropeptides in Lower Urinary Tract Function
395
Cannabinoids Potential Targets for Bladder Dysfunction
424
Vasopressin Receptors in Voiding Dysfunction
453
ATP and P2X Purinoceptors in Urinary Tract Disorders
484

Interstitial Cells of Cajal in the Urinary Tract
233
Potential Applications of Gene TherapyTransfer to the Treatment of Lower Urinary Tract DiseasesDisorders
255
Specific Pharmacokinetic Aspects of the Urinary Tract
266
α1Adrenoceptors in the Urinary Tract
283
Cyclic Nucleotide Metabolism Including Nitric Oxide and PhosphodiesteraseRelated Targets in the Lower Urinary Tract
527
RhoKinase a Common Final Path of Various Contractile Bladder and Ureter Stimuli
543
Index
569
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