Pharmacological Management of the Neuropathic Bladder and Urethra
The demand upon physicians to treat a growing number of patients with neuropathic bladder and urethra can be traced to a variety of reasons. The improved emergency services and intensive care provided for trauma victims have resulted in an increased survival of patients, many of whom have spinal cord and peripheral nerve injury. Additionally, the increased use of newer diagnostic equipment and an increased index of suspicion for neuropathic bladder disorders have improved our ability to recognise these problems. Extensive dissemination of new information pertaining to neurogenic bladder and sphincter dysfunctions has thrust the problem into a more prominent position in modern medical practice.
KeywordsPudendal Nerve External Sphincter Neurogenic Bladder Detrusor Contraction Cholinergic Agent
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