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Imaging the urothelium with OCT
Author(s): Lan Dao; Xu Zhou; Hui Wang
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Paper Abstract

The bladder urothelium is usually considered as an impermeable barrier to urine, but recent reports pointed that it was not only a passive impermeable membrane but also has some sensory and signaling functions. While aquaporin expression has been found in the urothelium, which implicits water transportation through the urothelium, it has never been observed directly the process of water transportation through the urothelium. We describe here for first time how water is transported through the urothelium through osmosis.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 February 2020
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 11212, Therapeutics and Diagnostics in Urology 2020, 1121208 (19 February 2020); doi: 10.1117/12.2546314
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Lan Dao, Miami Univ. (United States)
Xu Zhou, Miami Univ. (United States)
Hui Wang, Miami Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 11212:
Therapeutics and Diagnostics in Urology 2020
Hyun Wook Kang, Editor(s)

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