A general term for the relationship between changes in the bladder volume and changes in pressure on the detrusor muscle; the ability of the bladder to stretch in response to an increase in volume of urine.
Urology Distensibility of the urinary bladder when filled. See Cystometrogram.
The efficacy of botulinum toxin type A injections in children with neurogenic bladders due to spina bifida was described in 2002; 85-300 U of botulinum toxin type A was injected into the detrusor muscle, causing an increase in average maximum bladder capacity and detrusor compliance, and a decrease in the mean maximal detrusor pressure.
Medical Center), Karram, and Reynolds explain the surgical management of women with urinary incontinence and specific procedures and interventions for urethral sphincteric incontinence and incontinence resulting from detrusor compliance abnormalities.