Jan 1, 1978

Effects of beta-adrenergic stimulating and blocking agents on the dynamics of the human bladder outlet

Urologia Internationalis
K U LavalW Lutzeyer

Abstract

The alpha-adrenergic innervation of the functional urethra is a well-known fact, while beta-adrenergic influence is rather unknown until now. We studied the influence of beta-stimulating and beta-blocking agents on the human urethra by the urethral pressure profile (UPP). A decrease of the UPP under orciprenaline sulfate and an increase under propranolol could be mentioned.

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Urethra
Malignant Neoplasm of Urethra
Muscle Innervation, Function
Urethra Specimen
Benign Neoplasm of Urethra
Adrenergic beta-Agonists
Nerve Supply
Outlet of Bladder
Urethral Diseases
Urethral Pressure Profile Study

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