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Electrostimulation of the Neurogenic Urinary Bladder

  • Th. Burghele


The present paper reports on the clinical application of electric neuro stimulation of the urinary bladder in paraplegic patients with spinal cord injuries above the micturition center.


Spinal Cord Injury Urinary Bladder Bladder Neck Sacral Nerve Stimulation Pelvic Nerve 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin · Heidelberg 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • Th. Burghele
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  1. 1.The Clinic of UrologyPanduri HospitalBucharestRumania

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