Increased intra-abdominal pressure alters the contractile properties of rabbit bladder

Bingol-Kologlu M., Sara Y., Ertunc M., Onur R., Buyukpamukcu N., Tanyel F. C.

BJU INTERNATIONAL, vol.85, no.3, pp.336-340, 2000 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 85 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Doi Number: 10.1046/j.1464-410x.2000.00429.x
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.336-340
  • Keywords: intra-abdominal pressure, bladder contractility, voiding dysfunction, constipation, PARTIAL OUTFLOW OBSTRUCTION, URINARY-TRACT INFECTION, OUTLET OBSTRUCTION, CONSTIPATION, SYMPTOMS, DETRUSOR, INFANCY, REFLUX, MILD, RAT
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Objective To evaluate the effects of increased intraabdominal pressure (IAP) on the contractility of the rabbit bladder, as the dynamics of the bladder may be impaired in conditions associated with a high IAP, e.g. constipation and pregnancy.