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Four weeks after the transection, the animals were placed in a restraint cage for the first cystometric measurements in a conscious state. Secondary cystometric measurements were performed in a conscious condition following the 1 day after RTX-(0.3?mg/kg) or vehicle-subcutaneous injection. Then the animals were injected with urethane (1.5?g/kg, subcutaneously), and cystometric measurements were repeated four times every 1?hr-interval. After the RTX-treatment in a conscious condition, urinary retention was observed in three out of five animals. In addition, the number of non-voiding contractions (NVCs) significantly decreased although their amplitude did not change significantly. After the urethane-injection, all of the animals treated with RTX developed urinary retention. The amplitude of NVCs significantly decreased, whereas the number of NVCs did not change significantly in the RTX-treated group. No cystometric parameters significantly changed after either vehicle- or urethane-injection in the vehicle-treated group. The present results indicate that the suppressive effects of RTX on NVCs as well as voiding contractions in SCI rats can be enhanced by urethane-anesthesia. Such suppressive effect of urethane-anesthesia itself should be taken into consideration when we evaluate a drug-effect on LUT function in rats with SCI. Neurourol. Urodynam. ? 2013 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. ""To analyze the predictors of therapeutic success after solifenacin treatment. Between January 2008 and December 2011, all patients with overactive bladder syndrome (OAB) who consecutively visited the urologic outpatient clinics of a medical center were prospectively enrolled. All enrolled patients received 5?mg solifenacin once a day for 12 weeks. Overall, 648 patients, 332 men, and 316 women, completed the 12-week study. The overall success rate was 48.8%. The success rate for female patients was superior to that for male patients (55.4% vs. 42.5%, P?