bulbocavernosus


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bulbocavernosus

[¦bəl·bō‚ka·vər′nō·səs]
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Examination of rectum--Sphincter tone, rectal lesions, prostate (indurations, size, masses, and bulbocavernosus reflex).
Complete Demasculinization of the male rat spinal nucleus of the bulbocavernosus using the anti-androgen flutamide.
Variance of patients in terms of etiological factor, neurological level, lesion severity, presence of TPS and BCR, frequency of storage, and emptying dysfunction and type of detrusor n = 59 Etiological factor (Traumatic/ 54/5 Non-traumatic) Neurological level (Cervical/Thoracic/ 13/30/16 Lumbosacral) Lesion severity (Complete/Incomplete) 34/25 TPS (Present/Absent) 20/39 BCR (Present/Absent) 50/9 Frequency of storage dysfunction 35 Frequency of emptying dysfunction 56 Type of detrusor (Overactive/ 48/11 Acontractile-underactive) TPS: Toe position sense; BCR: bulbocavernosus reflex Table 2.
Development of the spinal nucleus of the bulbocavernosus in androgen-insensitive (Tfm) rats.
However, I was disappointed to see only a glossing over of the sexual function problems women have related to their rectoceles before surgery, and more of an emphasis on the postoperative problems of dyspareunia and vaginal opening constriction from the overtightening of the bulbocavernosus muscles.
Accurate identification of the bulbocavernosus muscle that one contracts to stop the flow of urine is critical to success.
This nerve originates from the Onuf nucleus (S2, 3, 4), and forms part of the somatic peripheral nervous system primarily responsible for the sensation from the genitalia and the contraction of bulbocavernosus and ischiocavernosus muscles necessary for a rigid erection.
6) In this series, the use of omental patches during abdominal procedures (24) and Martius bulbocavernosus flaps during vaginal procedures were associated with a favourable outcome.
For example, some groups defined the end of spinal shock as the first few days postinjury when recovery of initial reflexes, such as the bulbocavernosus reflex, had occurred, other groups as 2 weeks postinjury when recovery of the deep tendon reflexes had occurred, while still other groups defined the end of spinal shock as ~2 months postinjury when recovery of the bladder reflex had occurred.