Effective methods of pelvic plexus nerve and bladder stimulation in anesthetized animal model.

@article{Bresler2008EffectiveMO,
  title={Effective methods of pelvic plexus nerve and bladder stimulation in anesthetized animal model.},
  author={Larissa Bresler and James S. Walter and Andrew Jahoda and John S. Wheeler and Thomas A. Turk and Robert D. Wurster},
  journal={Journal of rehabilitation research and development},
  year={2008},
  volume={45 4},
  pages={627-37}
}
Urinary retention is a serious urological problem associated with spinal cord injuries (SCIs) and other pelvic disorders. Effective methods of pelvic nerve stimulation were investigated for this problem. Following anesthesia in five dogs, the bladder was surgically exposed. Bladder and anal sphincter pressures were recorded. Testing was first conducted with probe electrodes. Barb electrodes were then implanted with a needle near the pelvic plexus nerves and the bladder wall. We tested different… CONTINUE READING
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