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A bladder and upper urethra with labels

View full-sized image Drawing of a bladder and upper urethra. A needle inserted through the urethra delivers collagen to the tissue around the bladder opening. Labels point to the injected collagen, urethra, probe to guide needle placement, and injection needle.
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Description

Drawing of a bladder and upper urethra. A needle inserted through the urethra delivers collagen to the tissue around the bladder opening. Labels point to the injected collagen, urethra, probe to guide needle placement, and injection needle.

Alternate Text

Drawing of a bladder and upper urethra. A needle inserted through the urethra delivers collagen to the tissue around the bladder opening. Labels point to the injected collagen, urethra, probe to guide needle placement, and injection needle.

Caption

Urethral injections. Adding bulk to the tissue around the bladder opening helps keep the urethra closed.

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1.145 MB | 1929 x 3000

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JPG

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urethra bladder
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