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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Reduced morbidity including a decrease in hospitalization, convalescence time, catheterization time, bladder neck contracture, leakage rate, blood loss and transfusion rate are likely factors at play.
During normal micturition, the urethra is subjected to an average fluid pressure of 60 cm of [H.sub.2]O to open the bladder neck [39].
CDFI revealed that sparse color flow signals were seen around the urethra, the bladder neck was 19 mm above the pubic symphysis, the uterus was 17 mm above the pubic symphysis, and ampulla portion of rectum was located at the pubic symphysis.
On cystoscopic examination there was a large well circumscribed mass near the bladder neck, remaining bladder mucosa was normal.
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.
A large defect of 2.5-3 cm beyond bladder neck clinched the diagnosis as a case of urethral injury.
(27) reported that bladder neck preservation contributed to early continence and reduced anastomotic strictures.
Concomitant procedures included creation of continent outflow like Mitrofanoff in 14 patients, Monti neourethra in 2 patients, bilateral ureteric reimplantation in 2 patients, cecostomy button in 4 patients, bladder neck reconstruction in 4 patients, and pubovaginal sling in 3 patients.
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].
After one course of Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) was received by the patient along 6 weeks, a follow-up cystoscope was conducted that showed a growth again on the lateral wall of bladder with some patches on the right side and base and growth on the bladder neck. TURBT was conducted again 2 months later and histopathology report revealed mucosal ulceration with variable mixed inflammatory cells in the left lateral wall tissue and low-grade papillary urothelial carcinoma PT1a (invasive into lamina propria) at the bladder neck tissue.