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Hickey DS, Phillips JI, Hukins DW (1982) Arrangements of collagen fibrils and muscle fibers in the female urethra and their implications for the control of micturition.
Adenocarcinoma of the female urethra comprises only 10% of all primary urethral malignancies in women and is hypothesized to originate from Skene's glands, paraurethral ducts, or glandular metaplasia of the urothelium (3).
either it may be due to weekend anatomic support to the urethrovesical segment or due to deficiency of intrinsic sphincter of female urethra.
Two articles' titles are telling: "The Rape of the Female Urethra," and "Ineffectiveness of Treatment of Urethral Syndrome in Women.
Because the opening of the female urethra is located within the vulvar vestibule, insertion of urinary catheters into females offers a greater technical challenge than catheterization of male patients.
The female urethra is composed of five layers: mucosa, submucosa and three muscle layers.
The female urethra is short, it's a straight tube, more or less, and its opening can distend.
CHICAGO -- Autologous stem cells injected into the female urethra and urethral sphincter can stop urinary leakage for up to 2 years, according to new research.
THE reason women get cystitis more often than men is that the female urethra - the tube from the bladder to the outside - is much shorter.
The coil for imaging the female urethra is placed in the urethra after a standard MR exam.
UTIs, which can produce burning sensations and frequent urination, seldom bother men but are fairly common in women because the female urethra is shorter and thus the bladder is closer to possible sources of contamination.
The product is indicated for the prevention and control of pain in procedures involving the male and female urethra, for topical treatment of painful urethritis, and as an anesthetic lubricant for endotracheal intubation.