Bladder Neck Muscle Degeneration in Patients with Prostatic Hyperplasia.

  title={Bladder Neck Muscle Degeneration in Patients with Prostatic Hyperplasia.},
  author={Nobuyuki Hinata and Hideaki Miyake and Gen Murakami and Shin-Ichi Abe and Masato Ishigami Fujisawa},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  volume={195 1},
PURPOSE To improve understanding of the variations of bladder neck musculature we investigated histological changes of the bladder neck associated with prostatic hyperplasia in adult male cadavers. MATERIALS AND METHODS We examined histological sections from 24 donated male cadavers with a mean age of 74 years. Sections were subjected to Azan and immunohistochemical staining using desmin and S-100 antibodies. The collagen content per cross-sectional area was calculated and statistically… CONTINUE READING