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Spectroscopy
Volume 22, Issue 6, Pages 429-436
http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/SPE-2008-0367

A transvaginal probe for near infrared spectroscopic monitoring of the bladder detrusor muscle and urethral sphincter

Babak Shadgan,1,2 Lynn Stothers,1 and Andrew Macnab1

1Bladder Care Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2Muscle Biophysics Laboratory, VGH Research Pavilion, 611-828 W. 10th Ave., Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1L8, Canada

Copyright © 2008 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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