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Spinal Cord Injury: Prosthetic Bladder "Controls Urine," University of Cambridge Study


11/8/2013 6:12:19 AM

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A device that could one day restore bladder function to patients with a severed spinal cord has been devised by UK researchers and tested in animals. Nerve damage can leave no sense of when the bladder is full or control over when the contents are released. A study, published in Science Translational Medicine, showed a device to read the remaining nerves' signals could be used to control the organ.

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