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  1. Kenton, K, Lowenstein, L, Brubaker, L Tolterodine causes measurable restoration of urethral sensation in women with urge urinary incontinence.  Neurourology and Urodynamics Vol 29(4):555-7, 2010.

  2. Murina, F.Bianco, V., Radici, G., Felice, R., Signaroldi, M. Electrodiagnostic Functional Sensory Evaluation of Patients With Generalized Vulvodynia: A Pilot Study. Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease Vol.14 (3) 221-224, 2010.

  3. Lee SR, Kim HJ, Kim A, Kim JH. Overactive Bladder Is Not Only Overactive but Also Hypersensitive. Urology. Vol 75(5): 1053-9, 2010 .

  4. Yilmaz, U., Ciol, M.A., Berger, R.E., Yang, C.C Sensory Perception Thresholds in Men With Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome. Urology, Vol. 75 (1): 34-37, 2010.

  5. Lowenstein, L, Davis, C., Jesse, K., Durazo-Arvizu, R.  Kenton, K. Comparison between sensory testing modalities for the evaluation of afferent nerve functioning in the genital area. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct,Vol. 20 (1) 83-87, 2009.

  6. Daneshgari, F, Kenton, K Bladder Sensation Testing: Where Are We? Current Bladder Dysfunction Reports, Vol.4 (2), 65-70, 2009.

  7. Lee, W-C., Wu ,H-P, Tai, T-Y, Yu, H-J, Chiang, P-H. Investigation of Urodynamic Characteristics and Bladder Sensory Function in the Early Stages of Diabetic Bladder Dysfunction in Women With Type 2 Diabetes. Journal of Urology, Vol. 181, 198-203, 2009.

  8. Hayashi Y, Takimoto K, Chancellor MB, Erickson KA, Erickson VL, Kirimoto T, Nakano K, de Groat WC, Yoshimura N. Bladder hyperactivity and increased excitability of bladder afferent neurons associated with reduced expression of Kv1.4 alpha-subunit in rats with cystitis. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol.  Vol. 296(5):R1661-70, 2009.

  9. Kuo,H-C, Chuang,Y-C, Chancellor, M-B, Neurourology, Diet, and Painful Bladder. Rev Urol. 10(1):70-72, 2008

  10. Moore, C-K, McAchran, S, Daneshgari, F. Current Perception Thresholds of the Female Genitalia in Sexually Active Females. American Urological Association , Poster 1384, 2008.

  11. Pesce, F., Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome: A Practical Clinical Approach. Pelveperineology, Vol. 27 (2), 2008.

  12. Gater, L Tolterodine Causes Measurable Restoration of Urethral Sensation in Women With Urge Urinary Incontinence. American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS), 29th Annual Scientific Meeting, Paper 56, 2008.

  13. Abouassaly, R., Liu, G., Yamada, Y., Ukimura, O., Daneshgari, F. Efficacy of a Novel Device for Assessment of Autonomic Sensory Function in the Rat Bladder. Journal of Urology, Vol. 179(3):1167-1172, 2008.

  14. Moore, C. Studying Female Sexual Dysfunction and the Imapct of Overactive Bladder Female Sexual Health. Urology News, 2007-2008.

  15. Kenton, K., Simmons, J, FitzGerald, M.P., Lowenstein L., Brubaker L. Urethral and Bladder Current Perception Thresholds: Normative Data in Women. Journal of Urology, Vol. 178(1)189-192, 2007.

  16. Yamada, Y, Daneshgari, F., Liu, G., Li, N. Spinal c-fos expression induced by neuroselective electrostimulation of bladder afferent pathways. Society for Neuroscience: 821.2/FF17, 2007.

  17. Kenton, K., Lowenstein, L., Simmons, J, Brubaker, L. Aging and Overactive Bladder May Be Associated With Loss of Urethral Sensation in Women. Neurourology and Urodynamics, Vol. 26:981B984, 2007.

  18. Passavanti, M.B., Viggiano,A., Pace, M.C.,  Sansone,P., Barbato,  E., De Luca, B, Aurilio, Evaluation of A-beta, A-delta and C Fibers in Erectile Dysfunction Using Neurometer CPT -test: a Pilot Study. European Journal of Pain, Vol. 10, S242-S243, 2006.

  19. De Laet, K., De Wachter, S, Wyndaele, J. Current perception thresholds in the lower urinary tract: Sine- and square-wave currents studied in young healthy volunteers. Neurourology and Urodynamics. Vol. 24:261-266, 2005.

  20. FitzGerald MP, Koch D, Senka J. Visceral and cutaneous sensory testing in patients with painful bladder syndrome. Neurourology Urodynamics, Vol. 24(7):627-32.2005.

  21. Yokoyama, T., Nozaki, K., Fujita, O., Nose, H., Inoue, M., Kumon, H. Role of C afferent fibers and monitoring of intravesical resiniferatoxin therapy for patients with idiopathic detrusor overactivity. Journal of Urology, Vol. 172(2):596-600, 2004.

  22. Ukimura, O., Ushijima, S., Honjo, H., Iwata, T., Suzuki, K., Mizutani, Y., Kawauchi, A., Miki, T. Neuroselective Current Perception Threshold Evaluation of Bladder Mucosal Sensory Function. European Urology, Vol. 45(1)70-76, 2004.

  23. Honjo, H., Ukimura, O., Ushijima, S., Iwata, T., Suzuki, K., Hirahara, N., Kitakoji, H., Nakao, M., Miki, T. Acupuncture for Treatment of Patients with Overactive Bladder Refractory to Conventional Pharmacotherapy. Neurourology and Urodynamics, Vol. 23, Issue 5-6:510, 2004.

  24. Hirahara, N., Ukimura, O., Honjo, H., Ushijima, S., Iwata, T., Suzuki, K., Matsubara, H., Miki, T. The quantitative bladder sensory test: Evaluation of the neuroselective current perception threshold of the bladder sensory to identify patients with overactive bladder associated with sensory dysfunction. Neurourology and Urodynamics, Vol. 23, Issue 5-6:503, 2004.

  25. Healey, M., Rice G., Westerman R. Does Endometriosis Pain Alter Sensation Perception?, Australian Gynecologic Endoscopy Society, (AGES) Free Communications, (A) 1130-1340, 2003.

  26. Simmons, J., Kenton, K., Fitzgerald, M. P., Brubaker, L. Current Perception Threshold (CPT) Measurements of the Urethra and Bladder in Asymptomatic Women. Journal of Pelvic Medicine and Surgery, Vol. 9(5):258, 2003. 

  27. Ushijima, S., Ukimura, O., Honjo, H., Miki, T. Observer Reproducibility in Quantitative Measurement of the Current Perception Threshold (CPT) on Bladder Sensory Function Using a Neurometer. International Continence Society, 476, 2003.

  28. Honjo, H., Ukimura, O., Ushijima, S., Suzuki, K ., Inaba, M., Iwata, T., Kitakoji, H., Miki, T. Selection of Candidate for Acupuncture-treatment of Urinary Incontinence Determined by Neurometer to Measure Current Perception Threshold in the Bladder. International Continence Society. 460, 2003.

  29. Kenton, K., Fuller, E., Benson, J.T. Current perception threshold evaluation of the female urethra. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct. Vol. 14(2)133-5, 2003.

  30. Ushijima, S., Ukimura, O., Miki, T., Iwata, T., Inaba, M.; Honjo, H. The Neurometer as an instrument for appropriate selection and monitoring of intravesical resiniferatoxin therapy for patients with detrusor hyperreflexia. Neurourology and Urodynamics, Vol. 21(4):333-334, 2002.

  31. Neal, G.W. Neuromodulation of Genital Sensory Thresholds in Normal Women. Annual meeting of the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health, Vancouver, 2002.

  32. Neal, G.W. Effects of Clitoral Application of Alprostadil and Dinoprostoneon Quantitative Sensory Testing. Annual meeting of the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health, Vancouver, 2002.

  33. Ukimura, O., Iwata, T., Inaba, M., Honjo, H., Kawauchi, A., Kojima, M.; Miki, T. Quantitative measurement of urinary sensory function assessed by current perception threshold in the bladder using a Neurometer® Neurourology and Urodynamics, Vol. 20 (Part 4):121, 2001.

  34. Ukimura, O., Miki, T., Kawauchi, A., Iwata, T., Iwata, M., Honjo, H. Preliminary results of quantitative measurement of urinary sensory function assessed by current perception threshold in the bladder. Journal of Urology, Vol. 165(5 Suppl.):299, 2001.

  35. Kenton, K., Fuller, E. M., Benson, J.T. Current Perception Threshold Evaluation of the Female Lower Urinary Tract, Muscle & Nerve, Vol. 23(10): 1628-1629, 2000.

  36. Katims, J.J., Engel, R.M.E., Hendler, H., Scally, A., Widdifield, J.F., Widdifield, G.E. Electrodiagnostic Evaluation of Penile Pudendal Nerve Sensory Function. Clinical Neurophysiology, Vol. 110, Supplement 1:PS-2.15:S99, 1999.

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