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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Urinary retention after cuff activation should signal the possibility of stricture disease or bladder neck contracture.
The controversy is whether to relieve the obstruction with an incision with a higher risk of reoperation for residual tissue up to 20%,7 or to remove the adenoma with a growing evidence of increased risk of bladder neck contracture.
The iliopectineal (Cooper's) ligament a thickening in the periosteum of the pubic bone is used to anchor the sutures in the Burch retropubic bladder neck suspension.
The pneumovesicoscopic approach revealed an edematous and hypervascularized lesion implicating the whole bladder neck.
On cystoscopic examination there was a large well circumscribed mass near the bladder neck, remaining bladder mucosa was normal.
Patients presenting with large median lobe, ureteral orifice that atypically opens closer to the bladder neck, large ureterocele, severe ureteral kink, nodule or hardness on rectal examination and history of pelvic radiotherapy or transurethral resection of the prostate were included in the study.
Before removing the lateral lobes, we prepared another two similar grooves that originated from the bladder neck at 3 o'clock and 9 o'clock to the proximal end of the verumontanum.
Assessment and management of an open bladder neck at posterior urethroplasty.
27) reported that bladder neck preservation contributed to early continence and reduced anastomotic strictures.
This case reflects an unusual presentation of systemic PAN diagnosed incidentally on bladder neck resection specimens.
When the bladder neck was opened, ureteral stents were positioned by passing a wire through the side trocar and into the ureteral orifice using the robot and then passing the stent over the wire and through the port [2].
To the best of our knowledge, no study has described Botox injections into the bladder neck as an alternative treatment for BPH.