Sensitization Of Pelvic Nerve Afferents And Mast Cell Infiltration In The Urinary Bladder Following Chronic Colonic Irritation Is Mediated By Neuropep

Mon, 08 Jan 2007 02:00 PM EST

... UroToday.com- Irritable bowel syndrome and interstitial cystitis frequently overlap. Ustinova and colleagues from the University of Pittsburg have shown that acute colitis sensitizes urinary bladder afferents to both mechanical and chemical stimuli and that chronic colitis likewise produces neurogenic cystitis. [click link for full article] ...