bladder sphincter

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Synonyms for bladder sphincter

the sphincter muscle of the urinary bladder

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Sympathetic activity increases bladder sphincter tone and inhibits detrusor activity, while the parasympathetic nervous system increases detrusor activity and decreases sphincter tone to aid in voiding.
They were entering the lower urinary tract below the bladder sphincter so the puppy had no way of holding onto the urine and whatever the Kidneys were producing, was dribbling out subconsciously.
Ginsberg declaration, while offering his own medical opinion, candidly acknowledged that it was possible that Gregory's incontinence was caused by injury to his bladder sphincter.
They include decreased internal bladder sphincter tone due to alfa 1 adrenergic blockade (4), reduced dopamine transmission in the basal ganglia (5), urinary retention and subsequent overflow incontinence due to antimuscarinic properties of antipsychotics (6) and blockade of pudendal reflexes via antagonism of 5-HT2 or 3 (7) and the activation of neuronal 5 HT4 receptors in the detrusor muscle (8).
Children with both non-neuropathic at-risk bladder secondary to posterior urethral valve (PUV) and non-neuropathic bladder sphincter dysfunction (NNBSD) are a challenge to manage.
A similar procedure is successfully improving bladder sphincter function in human trials of patients with urinary incontinence.
In 1945 (6), Congress expressly included people with paraplegia among those eligible for an award of "O," defined for this purpose as "paralysis of both lower extremities together with loss of anal and bladder sphincter control.