The detrusor muscle: an innocent victim of bladder outlet obstruction.

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OBJECTIVES Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is considered a frequent cause of bladder outlet obstruction (BOO) and lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), although the physiopathologic mechanism through which BPH causes LUTS is not clear. Several morphologic and functional modifications of the bladder detrusor have been described in patients with BPH and… (More)

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@article{Mirone2007TheDM, title={The detrusor muscle: an innocent victim of bladder outlet obstruction.}, author={Vincenzo G Mirone and Ciro Imbimbo and Nicola Longo and Ferdinando Fusco}, journal={European urology}, year={2007}, volume={51 1}, pages={57-66} }