Cannabinoids in Urology. Which Benign Conditions Might They Be Appropriate to Treat: A Systematic Review

Authors: Brian Robert Peter Birch, Charlie Taylor Published in Urology November 2020 Abstract There is growing evidence suggesting cannabinoids may provide suitable alternatives to conventional treatments in an increasing number of clinical settings. This review evaluates how cannabinoids are used to treat certain benign urologicalpathologies and to clarify the clinical value of this data. This…

Functional role of cannabinoid receptors in urinary bladder.

Authors: Pradeep Tyagi, Vikas Tyagi, Naoki Yoshimura, Michael Chancellor
Indian Journal of Urology, January-March 2010

Cannabinoids, the active components of Cannabis sativa (maijuana), and their derivatives produce a wide spectrum of central and peripheral effects, some of which may have clinical applications. The discovery of specific cannabinoid receptors and a family of endogenous ligands…

Differential expression of functional cannabinoid receptors in human bladder detrusor and urothelium.

Authors: Vikas Tyagi, Brian J. Philips, Ruthie Su, Marc C. Smaldone, Vickie L. Erickson, et al
The Journal of Urology, April 2009

PURPOSE: Although cannabinoid receptor expression has been demonstrated in human brain and other peripheral neuronal tissues, definitive expression of these receptors in the human bladder has not been reported. Consequently we investigated the expression of functional cannabin…