16 May 2015

Roger Lentle: mapping bladder walls

From Saturday Morning, 9:30 am on 16 May 2015

lentle lgeRoger Lentle is Professor of Digestive Biomechanics at the College of Health, Massey University, and an Associate Investigator at the Riddet Institute.

His research group, the Digesta Group, are acknowledged world leaders in the study of gut motility, and have created a world-leading two- dimensional software programme that maps movements in the bladder wall.

This ground-breaking advance marks a big step forward in discovering how the bladder actually functions, and should help specialists more accurately prescribe medication to help alleviate the problem of overactive bladder syndrome.

Roger Lentle talks to Kim Hill.

Related stories

Get the new RNZ app

for easy access to all your favourite programmes

Subscribe to Saturday Morning

Podcast (MP3) Oggcast (Vorbis)