Bladder neck


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neck

 [nek]
1. the constricted part connecting the head with the trunk of the body.
2. the constricted part of an organ or other structure; called also cervix and collum.
anatomic neck of humerus the constriction of the humerus just below its proximal articular surface.
bladder neck a constricted portion of the urinary bladder where its inferolateral surfaces meet at the opening of the urethra.
neck of femur the heavy column of bone connecting the head of the femur and the shaft.
Madelung's neck diffuse symmetrical lipomas of the neck.
neck of spermatozoon a short portion of the tail of a spermatozoon immediately posterior to the head, aterior to the middle piece. See illustration at spermatozoon.
surgical neck of humerus the constricted part of the humerus just below the tuberosities.
neck of tooth the narrowed part of a tooth between the crown and the root; called also cervix dentis and collum dentis.
uterine neck (neck of uterus) cervix uteri.
webbed neck a thick skin fold on the side of the neck, from the mastoid region to the acromion. Called also pterygium colli.
wry neck torticollis.

Bladder neck

The place where the urethra and bladder join.
Mentioned in: Urinary Incontinence
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51715 Endoscopic injection of implant material into the submucosal tissues of the urethra and/or bladder neck.
All the tumors of "uncertain origin" were located in the junction of the bladder neck and prostate and could be attributable to either prostatic or urothelial origin.
There are medications called "alpha stimulating agents" that help to increase muscle tone in the bladder neck and urethra and increase outlet resistance.
In certain locations, such as the anterior prostate and bladder neck regions, there is a paucity of fat, and in these locations extraprostatic extension is determined when the tumor extends beyond the confines of the normal glandular prostate.
Vorstman's critical review describes a laundry list of significant complications resulting from radical surgery, including untreated cancer left behind, total impotence or erectile dysfunction, urinary incontinence or ejaculation of urine, bladder neck scarring or contracture and shortened penis to name a few.
Buttressing of the bladder neck with a Kelly plication stitch was originally described by Howard Kelly in 1913.
Patient age, preoperative PSA, prostate volume, pathologic stage, Gleason score, surgical margin status, lymph node status, type of nerve-sparing, and type of bladder neck preparation were recorded prospectively in a specific database on Excel.
This is because the semen is being expelled from the testicles, but instead of it being propelled by rhythmic contractions out of the urethra, it's travelling backwards and into the bladder through the bladder neck.
In this trial, Plenaxis(TM) was administered to 72 patients with advanced, symptomatic prostate cancer, defined as the presence of one or more of the following: bone pain from prostate cancer skeletal metastases, ureteral obstruction, impending spinal cord compression, or bladder neck outlet obstruction.
4] Bilateral longitudinal incisions from the bladder neck to the verumontanum were made at the 5 and 7 o'clock positions.