Urinary bladder function and its control in healthy females.

  title={Urinary bladder function and its control in healthy females.},
  author={Derek J. Griffiths and Chritos E Constantinou and Ron van Mastrigt},
  journal={The American journal of physiology},
  volume={251 2 Pt 2},
Recordings in eight healthy female volunteers of bladder (detrusor) pressure and flow rate, obtained during bladder filling and during voiding, both through the urethra and through a catheter, demonstrate that a model of bladder function in which the detrusor muscle is considered as completely passive during filling and fully activated during voiding is inadequate. Assessment of the detrusor contraction strength by a new method (described in APPENDIX A) shows that in ideal normal voidings the… CONTINUE READING