The effect of short-term obstruction on urinary bladder function in the rabbit.

@article{Levin1984TheEO,
  title={The effect of short-term obstruction on urinary bladder function in the rabbit.},
  author={Robert M. Levin and J. High and Alan J. Wein},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={1984},
  volume={132 4},
  pages={789-91}
}
The effect of short term partial obstruction on urinary bladder function was studied in rabbits. After 1 week of partial bladder obstruction, the bladders were significantly hypertrophied with a mass over 9 times that of control bladders. The obstruction resulted in a marked decrease in both intracellular ATP and muscarinic receptor density. In vitro… CONTINUE READING