alexa Cannabinoids and the Urinary Bladder | OMICS International | Abstract
ISSN: 2161-0932

Gynecology & Obstetrics
Open Access

Like us on:

OMICS International organises 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific Societies and Publishes 700+ Open Access Journals which contains over 50000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Open Access Journals gaining more Readers and Citations
700 Journals and 15,000,000 Readers Each Journal is getting 25,000+ Readers

This Readership is 10 times more when compared to other Subscription Journals (Source: Google Analytics)

Review Article

Cannabinoids and the Urinary Bladder

Evangelia Bakali1,2* and Douglas G Tincello1,2

1University Hospitals of Leicester, NHS trust, Leicester, UK

2Reproductive Sciences Section, Department of Cancer Studies and Molecular Medicine, University of Leicester, UK

*Corresponding Author:
Dr. Evangelia Bakali
Reproductive Sciences Section
Department of Cancer Studies and Molecular Medicine
University of Leicester
Robert Kilpatrick Clinical Sciences Building
P.O. Box 65, Leicester LE2 7LX, UK
Tel: +44 116 252 3165
E-mail: [email protected]

Received Date: July 17, 2013; Accepted Date: August 13, 2013; Published Date: August 16, 2013

Citation: Bakali E, Tincello DG (2013) Cannabinoids and the Urinary Bladder. Gynecol Obstet 3:163. doi: 10.4172/2161-0932.1000163


The presence of the Endocannabinoid System (ECS) in the urinary bladder has led to speculation that endocannabinoid-signalling is involved in the signal transduction pathways regulating bladder relaxation and may be involved in pathophysiological processes of the bladder. On the basis of this evidence, it was postulated that the binding of endocannabinoids to the cannabinoid receptors (CB1 and CB2) may result in relaxation of the urinary bladder during the filling phase. Dysregulation of the ECS in human bladder may be responsible for the aetiopathogenesis of Overactive Bladder Syndrome (OAB) and Detrusor Overactivity (DO).


Peer Reviewed Journals
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2018-19
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

Agri & Aquaculture Journals

Dr. Krish

[email protected]

+1-702-714-7001Extn: 9040

Biochemistry Journals

Datta A

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Business & Management Journals


[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Chemistry Journals

Gabriel Shaw

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9040

Clinical Journals

Datta A

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Engineering Journals

James Franklin

engineer[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Food & Nutrition Journals

Katie Wilson

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

General Science

Andrea Jason

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9043

Genetics & Molecular Biology Journals

Anna Melissa

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9006

Immunology & Microbiology Journals

David Gorantl

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9014

Materials Science Journals

Rachle Green

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Nursing & Health Care Journals

Stephanie Skinner

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Medical Journals

Nimmi Anna

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9038

Neuroscience & Psychology Journals

Nathan T

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9041

Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals

Ann Jose

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9007

Social & Political Science Journals

Steve Harry

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

© 2008- 2018 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
Leave Your Message 24x7