Doppler Velocimetry Parameters of Periurethral Vessels in Postmenopausal Incontinent Women Receiving Estrogen Replacement

Estrogen deficit causes significant alterations in the lower urinary tract of women, largely affecting urinary continence mechanisms. The urethral vascular bed accounts for about one-third of urethral pressure, and as it undergoes marked hormonal influence we became interested in investigating its behaviour both prior to and during estrogen replacement. We… CONTINUE READING