Urethral Sphincters

Known as: Urethral Sphincter, Sphincter, Urethral, Sphincters, Urethral 
One or both of the muscles that surround the urethra and contract to control the flow of urine, either involuntarily (the internal sphincter) or… (More)
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2011
2011
BACKGROUND A key prerequisite for urinary continence after radical prostatectomy (RP) is the functional length of the urethral… (More)
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2005
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2005
OBJECTIVES To describe a technique for open nerve-sparing radical retropubic prostatectomy. METHODS The technique basically… (More)
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1993
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1993
Measurements of urethral pressures, such as maximum urethral pressure, are widely believed to have relevance in the management of… (More)
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1993
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1993
Spinal cord injury (SCI) in humans results in inappropriate contractions of the external urethral sphincter muscle (EUS) during… (More)
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1990
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1990
The ability of botulinum A toxin to denervate and relax a spastic external urethral sphincter was evaluated in a double-blind… (More)
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1988
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1988
A potential association between abnormal electromyographic activity--that is, decelerating bursts and complex repetitive… (More)
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1983
1983
Seven normal human striated urethral and anal sphincters obtained by autopsy were examined using histochemical techniques. In… (More)
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1981
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1981
Specimens from the human male and female external urethral sphincter and the periurethral levator ani muscle have been examined… (More)
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1980
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1980
The male urethral sphincter is a striated muscle in contact with the urethra from the base of the bladder to the perineal… (More)
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1978
Highly Cited
1978
Important features of the origin and evolution of benign prostatic enlargement (BPH) remain unclarified, partly because of… (More)
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