Advances in Bladder Research

Hardcover | June 30, 1999

EditorLaurence S. Baskin, Simon Hayward, Simon W. Hayward

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This volume presents state-of-the-art research from the various disciplines that define the leading edges of bladder research. The latest developments are presented, as well as an analysis of current research, new tactics for unresolved problems, critical evaluations of current theories, together with the development of new theories and approaches as needed. The volume is divided into five sections: Epithelial-Mesenchymal Interactions in the Bladder; Muscle and Extracellular Matrix in the Bladder; Nerves and Pharmacology in the Bladder; Infection, Immunology, and Interstitial Cystitis in the Bladder; and Cancer of the Bladder.

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This volume presents state-of-the-art research from the various disciplines that define the leading edges of bladder research. The latest developments are presented, as well as an analysis of current research, new tactics for unresolved problems, critical evaluations of current theories, together with the development of new theorie...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:509 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0.27 inPublished:June 30, 1999Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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Acknowledgements. Section I: Epithelial-Mesenchymal Interactions in the Bladder. 1. An Overview of Epithelial-Mesenchymal Interactions in the Bladder; G.R. Cunha. 2. Uroplakins as Markers of Urothelial Differentiation; Tung-Tien Sung, et al. 3. Urothelial Tissue Regulation: Unraveling the Role of the Stroma; J. Southgate, et al. 4. Creation of Bladder Tissue In Vitro and In Vivo: A System for Organ Replacement; A. Atala. 5. Reconstruction of the Urinary Bladder by Autoaugmentation, Enterocystoplasy and Composite Enterocystoplasty; M.T. Comer, et al. 6. Epithelial-Mesenchymal Interactions in the Bladder: Implications for Bladder Augmentation; Y.W. Li, G.R. Cunha. 7. Serosal Thickening, Smooth Muscle Cell Growth and Phenotypic Changes in the Rabbit Bladder Wall during Outflow Obstruction and Regeneration; S. Sartore, et al. 8. Replicative Senescence in Human Uroepithelial Cells; J.A. Puthenveettil, et al. 9. Ultrastructural Smooth Muscle Ontogeny of the Rat Bladder; Hsi-Yang Wu, et al. 10. Discussion Section I Epithelial-Mesenchymal Interactions in the Bladder. Section II: Muscle and Extracellular Matrix in the Bladder. 11. An Overview of Muscle and Extracellular Matrix in the Bladder; E.J. Macarak. 12. Fetal Bladder Physiology; H.T. Nguyen, B.A. Kogan. 13. Developmental Aspects of the Contractile Smooth Muscle Component in Small Intestinal Submucosa Regenerated Urinary Bladder; B.P. Kropp. 14. Contractile Protein Changes in Urinary Bladder Smooth Muscle Following Outlet Obstruction; S. Chacko, et al. 15. Calcium Ion Homeostasis in Urinary Bladder Smooth Muscle; S.A. Zderic, et al. 16. Cyclooxygenase-2: a Key Regulator of Bladder Prostaglandin Formation; J.M. Park, et al. 17. Role of Angiotensin II in Bladder Smooth Muscle Growth and Function; E.Y. Cheng, et al. 18. New Concepts on the Normal and Abnormal Developing Bladder; E. Shapiro. 19. Biochemical and Physiological Characterization of the Urinary Bladder in Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome; C.M. Deveaud, et al. 20. The Role of Collagen in Bladder Filling; E.J. Macarak, P.S. Howard. 21. Discussion Section II. Muscle and Extracellular Matrix in the Bladder. Section III: Nerves and Pharmacology in the Bladder. 22. An Overview of Nerves and Pharmacology in the Bladder; R.M. Levin. 23. Pathways for Relaxation of Detrusor Smooth Muscle; K.-E. Andersson. 24. Maturation of Bladder Reflex Pathways During Postnatal Development; W.C. de Groat, I. Araki. 25. Subcellular Distribution of Free Fatty Acids, Phospholipids, and Endogenous Lipase Activity of Rabbit Urinary Bladder Smooth Muscle and Mucosa; L.J. Mogavero, et al. 26. Effects of Glutamate Receptor Antagonists on Lower Urinary Tract Function in Conscious Unanesthetized Rats; O. Nishizawa, et al. 27. Observations from the Spontaneously Hypertensive Rat: Insight into NGF Regulation and Noradrenergic Hyper-Innervation in the Lower Urinary Tract; W.D. Steers, et al. 28. Role of Na+-K+-ATPase Activity in Regulation of Detrusor Contractility and Diabetic Bladder Dysfunction; S. Gupta, A.J. Wein. 29. Restoration of Bladder Function in Spastic Neropathic Bladder Using Sacral Deafferentation and Different Techniques of Neurostimulation; S. Schumacher, et al. 30. Discussion Section III. Nerves and Pharmacology. Section IV. Infection, Immunology and Interstitial Cystitis in the Bladder. 31. An Overview of Infection, Immunology and Interstitial Cystitis in the Bladder; T.L. Ratliff. 32. Pathophysiology of Bacterial Cystitis; J.A. Roberts. 33. Role of Vaginal Colonization in Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs); A.J. Schaeffer, et al. 34. Induction of Nitric Oxide Synthase with Urinary Tract Infections; M.A. Wheeler, et al. 35. Interferon Alpha for the Treatment of Superficial Bladder Cancer; J. Naitoh, et al. 36. Discussion Section IV. Infection, Immunology and Interstitial Cystitis in the Bladder. Section V: Cancer of the Bladder. 37. An Overview of Cancer of the Bladder; S.W. Hayward. 38. Urokinase (u-PA) and the u-PA Receptor: Modulation of In Vitro Invasiveness of Human Bladder Cancer Cell Lines; M.A. Hudson, L.M. McReynold. 39. The Role of Matrix Metalloproteinases in an In Vitro Model of Bladder Tumor Invasion; C. Booth, et al. 40. DNA Methylation in Development and Bladder Cancer; P.A. Jones. 41. Cellular Proliferation and Cell-Cell Cycle Regulatory Proteins as Prognostic Markers for Transitional Cell Carcinoma of the Bladder; G.D. Grossfeld, et al. 42. Urothelial Differentiation and Bladder Cancer; M. Liebert, et al. 43. Complexity, Retinoid-Responsive Gene Networks, and Bladder Carcinogenesis; R.E. Hurst, et al. 44. Discussion Section V: Cancer of the Bladder.