JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY, vol.48, no.9, pp.1954-1961, 2013 (SCI-Expanded)
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JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Ureterovesical junction, Obstruction, Contractility, Distal ureter, UPPER URINARY-TRACT, CAJAL-LIKE CELLS, RENIN-ANGIOTENSIN SYSTEM, WHOLE-MOUNT PREPARATION, GENE-RELATED PEPTIDE, PRIMARY MEGAURETER, GUINEA-PIG, PYELOURETERAL MOTILITY, INTRAMURAL INNERVATION, ADRENOCEPTOR SUBTYPES
Hacettepe University Affiliated:
Background/Purpose: The controversy in management of primary obstructed megaureter necessitates further elucidation of the underlying pathophysiology. We evaluated smooth muscle contractility, and cholinergic, adrenergic and serotonergic activity of rabbit distal ureters after ureterovesical junction (UVJ) obstruction.