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Nocturnal Enuresis and the Brain
Several areas of the brain are involved in the micturition control network. Bladder filling will be active in the cortex, coordination in the pontine micturition center, Research suggests that developmental delay in these areas may be related to nocturnal enuresis.
Noninvasive Imaging of Brain Oxygen Metabolism in Children with Primary Nocturnal Enuresis During Natural Sleep
Bing Yu, Mingzhu Huang, Xu Zhang, Hongwei Ma, Miao Peng, and Qiyong Guo. ChinaHuman Brain Mapping 2017 Feb 14. doi: 10.1002/hbm.23538. [Epub ahead of print]
Commentary by Konstantinos Kamperis
A new imaging approach reveals differences in brain oxygen metabolism in children with enuresis
Ayat A. Motawie, Amany M. Abd Al-Aziz, Hanan M. Hamed, Amany A.A. Fatouh, Mona A.M. Awad, Amany Abd El-Ghany
Journal of Pediatric Urology, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 24 October 2016, Available online 24 October 2016
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Corticotropin-releasing factor. A new player in the pathophysiology ofenuresis?
Corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) has previously been...
Spontaneous brain activity changes in children with primary monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis: A resting-state fMRI study
By D. Lei, J. Ma, X. Du, G. Shen, M. Tian, and G. Li.Neurourology and Urodynamics, Volume 31, Issue 1, January 2012, Pages 99-104
Changes in the Brain Microstructure of Children with Primary Monosymptomatic Nocturnal Enuresis: A Diffusion Tensor Imaging Study
By D. Lei, J. Ma, X. Shen, X. Du, G. Shen, W. Liu, X. Yan, and G. LiPLoS ONE, Volume 7, Issue 2, 17 February 2012, Article number e31023