Advertisement

Effect of the extracts of pumpkin seeds on the urodynamics of rabbits: An experimental study

  • Zhang Xu
  • Ouyang Jin-zhi
  • Zhang Yong-shang
  • TaYalla Balla
  • Zhou Xi-cai
  • Zhou Si-wei
Article

Summary

Pumpkin seeds were prepared into oil n-butyle alcohol and ether extracts. The effects of the three extracts on the urodynamics of rabbits were observed. It was concluded that the oil preparation could remarkably reduce the bladder pressure, increase the bladder compliance, reduce the urethral pressure. Other two kinds of preparations had no effect in this experimental. The mechanisms of the effect of oil preparation on the urodynamics and the prospect of clinical use was discussed.

Key words

pumpkin seed urodynamics rabbit 

References

  1. 1.
    Ermakow A. Content and composition of seed oil in different pumpkin species. Fiyiol Biohim Kol’f Rast, 1982; 14: 332Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Bastic M. Steroids in pumpkin seed oil. J Am Oil Chem, 1977; 54: 525CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Stanton S L. Acomparison of emepronium bromide and flavoxate hydrochloride in the treatment of urinary incontinence. J Urol, 1973; 110: 529PubMedGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Rote List, Editio Caufor. Aulendorf/Wurtt, 1979; 81: 111Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    1990; 5: 91Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhang Xu
    • 1
  • Ouyang Jin-zhi
    • 1
  • Zhang Yong-shang
    • 1
  • TaYalla Balla
    • 1
  • Zhou Xi-cai
    • 1
  • Zhou Si-wei
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Urology, Tongji HospitalTongji Medical UniversityWuhan

Personalised recommendations