Transurethral Electromyography of the Striated Sphincter of the Urethra

  • J. De Leval
  • R. Piscart
Conference paper


The urethral profile is an important contribution to the urodynamic study of the lower urinary tract. This is a comprehensive exploration, in which the curve obtained is a function of four factors: the smooth muscle, the striated muscle, the abundant fibroelastic tissue, and the vascular bed.


Bladder Neck Urethral External Sphincter Striate Sphincter Urogenital Diaphragm Striate Urethral Sphincter 
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  • R. Piscart

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