Bladder dysfunction after acute urinary retention in rats.

  title={Bladder dysfunction after acute urinary retention in rats.},
  author={Mitsuru Saito and Ikuo Miyagawa},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  volume={165 5},
PURPOSE We investigated bladder function in acute urinary retention and subsequent catheterization in rat bladders. MATERIALS AND METHODS The penile urethra in rats was clamped with a small clip and cystostomy was performed to infuse 3 ml. of saline for inducing acute urinary retention. At 30 minutes after the induction of urinary retention the cystostomy was opened to empty the bladder. In functional studies contractile responses to carbachol were measured in group 1-before, group 2-at 3 ml… CONTINUE READING