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Restoration of external urethral sphincter function after pudendal nerve end-to-end anastomosis in the male rabbit.

Authors
  • Martinez Portillo, Francisco J
  • Osmonov, Daniar K
  • Seif, Christoph
  • Braun, Peter M
  • Boehler, Georg
  • Alken, Peter
  • Juenemann, Klaus P
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of Urology
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Apr 01, 2004
Volume
171
Issue
4
Pages
1715–1719
Identifiers
PMID: 15017272
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

External urethral sphincter deficiency after bilateral pudendal nerve axotomy demonstrates the primacy of the pudendal nerve in the innervation of the external urethral sphincter. We were able to rehabilitate external urethral sphincter function by performing pudendal nerve end-to-end anastomosis.

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