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Overactive Bladder Syndrome and the Potential Role of Prostaglandins and Phosphodiesterases: An Introduction

Mohammad Sajjad Rahnama'i 1 , * , Gommert A. Van Koeveringe 1 and Philip E. Van Kerrebroeck 1
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1 Maastricht University Medical Centre (MUMC+), Maastricht, The Netherlands
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  • Nephro-Urology Monthly: September 01, 2013, 5 (4); 934-945
  • Published Online: September 10, 2013
  • Article Type: Review Article
  • Received: August 7, 2013
  • Accepted: September 15, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/numonthly.14087

To Cite: Rahnama'i M S, Van Koeveringe G A, Van Kerrebroeck P E. Overactive Bladder Syndrome and the Potential Role of Prostaglandins and Phosphodiesterases: An Introduction, Nephro-Urol Mon. 2013 ; 5(4):934-945. doi: 10.5812/numonthly.14087.

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1. Introduction
2. Overactive Bladder Syndrome
3. Current Therapies for OAB
4. Anatomy of the Lower Urinary Tract
5. Histology of the Bladder Wall
6. Urothelium
7. Suburothelium
8. Muscle Layer
9. Bladder Physiology
10. Central Nervous System Control
11. Peripheral Control
12. The Role of Prostaglandins in Bladder Physiology
13. Prostaglandins in the Treatment of OAB
14. The Role of NO-cGMP in Bladder Physiology
15. Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors in the Treatment of OAB
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