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Your Urinary System and How It Works
... The organs, tubes, muscles, and nerves that work together to create, store, and carry urine are the urinary system. The urinary system includes two kidneys, two ureters, the bladder, two sphincter mus...
Source: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Cystoscopy and Ureteroscopy
... When you have a urinary problem, your doctor may use a cystoscope to see inside your bladder and urethra. The urethra is the tube that carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body. The cy...
Source: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

   

Bladder Diseases Articles

  • Cystocele (Fallen Bladder)
    ... On this page: A cystocele (SIS-tuh-seal) occurs when the wall between a woman's bladder and her vagina weakens and lets the bladder droop into the vagina. This condition may cause discomfort and p...
  • Cystoscopy and Ureteroscopy
    ... When you have a urinary problem, your doctor may use a cystoscope to see inside your bladder and urethra. The urethra is the tube that carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body. The cy...
  • Directory of Kidney and Urologic Diseases Organizations
    ... This directory lists voluntary, governmental, and private organizations. Some of the organizations offer educational materials and other services to patients and the public; others primarily serve hea...
  • Hematuria (Blood in the Urine)
    ... Hematuria is the presence of red blood cells (RBCs) in the urine. In microscopic hematuria, the urine appears normal to the naked eye, but examination under a microscope shows a high number of RBCs. G...
  • Kidney and Urologic Diseases Statistics for the United States
    ... K/DOQI Clinical Practice Guidelines for Chronic Kidney Disease: Evaluation, Classification, and Stratification. American Journal of Kidney Disease. 2002;39(2, Suppl. 1):S1-S266. Summary of notifiable ...
  • Nerve Disease and Bladder Control
    ... For the urinary system to do its job, muscles and nerves must work together to hold urine in the bladder and then release it at the right time. Nerves carry messages from the bladder to the brain to l...
  • Urodynamic Testing
    ... If you have a problem with urine leakage or blocked urine flow, your doctor or nurse can help. One of the first steps may be urodynamic testing to find precisely what the problem is.    ...
  • Urologic Diseases Dictionary Index
    ... This dictionary defines words that are often used when people talk or write about urologic diseases. It is designed for people who have urologic diseases and their families and friends. The words are ...
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
    ... Urine normally flows in one direction--down from the kidneys, through tubes called ureters, to the bladder. Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) is the abnormal flow of urine from the bladder back into the ure...
  • Your Urinary System and How It Works
    ... The organs, tubes, muscles, and nerves that work together to create, store, and carry urine are the urinary system. The urinary system includes two kidneys, two ureters, the bladder, two sphincter mus...

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