Table I Results of bladder weights & cystometric analysis of the experimental animals. Infusion rate = 10 ml/h
GroupShamOAB
Bladder weight (mg)105.5 ± 9.4194.7 ± 12.8***
Micturition interval (MI) (min)8.76 ± 1.274.80 ± 0.40**
Micturition volume (MV) (ml)1.43 ± 0.120.78 ± 0.08***
Residual volume (ml)0.03 ± 0.011.86 ± 0.19***
Bladder capacity (BC, MV + RV) (ml)1.46 ± 0.122.64 ± 0.17***
Basal pressure (BP) (cmH20)14.3 ± 1.617.5 ± 2.4*
Threshold pressure (TP) (cmH20)25.9 ± 4.136.2 ± 4.9**
Maximal micturition pressure (MP) (cmH20)53.8 ± 6.368.5 ± 7.5*
Intermicturition pressure (IMP) (cmH20)18.4 ± 2.123.4 ± 3.8
Spontaneous activity (SA = IMP-BP) (cmH20)4.1 ± 0.35.9 ± 0.4***
Voiding efficiency (VE, MV/BC)0.98 ± 0.010.30 ± 0.04***
  • * p value < 0.05,

  • ** p value < 0.01,

  • *** p value <0.001.