Electrical stimulation for control of bladder function.

Journal Article (Review;Journal Article)

Electrical stimulation of sensory fibers in the pudendal nerve can generate either inhibition or activation of the bladder, and this is a promising approach to restoration of continence and micturition in neurological disease or injury. We review studies of pudendal afferent stimulation to excite the bladder and enhance bladder emptying in urinary retention or restore bladder emptying following spinal cord injury.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Grill, WM

Published Date

  • January 2009

Published In

  • Annual International Conference of the Ieee Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Ieee Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Annual International Conference

Volume / Issue

  • 2009 /

Start / End Page

  • 2369 - 2370

PubMed ID

  • 19965189

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC3663041

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 2694-0604

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 2375-7477

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1109/iembs.2009.5335001


  • eng