Pharmacologic perspective on the physiology of the lower urinary tract.

@article{Andersson2002PharmacologicPO,
  title={Pharmacologic perspective on the physiology of the lower urinary tract.},
  author={Karl-Erik Andersson and Petter Hedlund},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2002},
  volume={60 5 Suppl 1},
  pages={13-20; discussion 20-1}
}
Myogenic activity, distention of the detrusor, and signals from the urothelium may initiate voiding. In the bladder, afferent nerves have been identified not only in the detrusor, but also suburothelially, where they form a plexus that lies immediately beneath the epithelial lining. Extracellular adenosine triphosphate (ATP) has been found to mediate… CONTINUE READING