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Lower urinary tract dysfunction in obese mice and new therapeutic alternatives: resveratrol and mirabegron

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Eduardo Costa Alexandre
Total Authors: 1
Document type: Doctoral Thesis
Press: Campinas, SP.
Institution: Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Faculdade de Ciências Médicas
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Examining board members:
Edson Antunes; Leonardo Oliveira Reis; Carlos Renato Tirapelli; Stephen Hyslop; Gerson Jhonatan Rodrigues
Advisor: Edson Antunes

The obesity/metabolic syndrome is one of the most important risk factors for lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and overactive bladder syndrome (OAB). OAB is multifactorial and highly prevalent, reaching a worldwide epidemic proportion, which grows in parallel to obesity. It is estimated that OAB affects 15 to 25% of industrialized countries total population... The abstract is available with the full electronic document (AU)

FAPESP's process: 14/02196-2 - Role of oxidative stress and soluble guanylate cyclase degradation in micturition dysfunction of insulin resistant obese mice
Grantee:Eduardo Costa Alexandre
Support Opportunities: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate