The Aging Bladder

Editors: Plas, E., Pflüger, H., Maier, U., Hübner, W.A. (Eds.)

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Aging is associated with morphologic and functional alterations of organ systems including the genitourinary tract. Aging of the bladder leads to urgency, frequency, dysuria, recurrent urinary tract infections and incontinence both in the aging men and women. These symptoms occur frequently, are very distressing and influence daily life of the aging person. Besides patients symptoms, medications and incontinence devices are a tremendous financial burden on health care systems. Understanding the morphologic and functional processes of the aging bladder may decrease symptoms, costs and develop new, preventive strategies for the treatment of the aging bladder. This book reviews present knowledge of morphologic and functional alterations of the aging bladder both in men and women adding new insights in order to optimize therapeutic options for the treatment of aging bladder in daily practice and improve patients quality of life.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  • Anatomy and pathophysiology of the aging bladder

    Horst, C. (et al.)

    Pages 1-20

  • Epidemiology and symptomatology of the aging bladder

    Daha, Lukas K. (et al.)

    Pages 21-30

  • Morphology and ultrastructure of the aging bladder

    Susani, Martin

    Pages 31-40

  • Muscarinic receptors and the aging bladder

    Andersson, K.-E.

    Pages 41-51

  • Changes in the receptor profile of the lower urinary tract in the aging male

    Hampel, Christian (et al.)

    Pages 53-68

Buy this book

eBook $84.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-7091-0631-0
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $109.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-211-83858-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Aging Bladder
Editors
  • H. Pflüger
  • U. Maier
  • W.A. Hübner
  • Eugen Plas
Copyright
2004
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag/Wien
eBook ISBN
978-3-7091-0631-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-7091-0631-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-211-83858-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 174
Number of Illustrations and Tables
37 b/w illustrations
Topics