Jan 1, 1987

Results of treatment of postoperative urinary incontinence in men by implantation of an AS 800 artificial sphincter. Apropos of 15 cases

Journal d'urologie
M O BitkerC Chatelain

Abstract

Fifteen men were treated for postoperative urinary incontinence by implantation of an AS 800 artificial sphincter between May 1984 and May 1986. Follow up for at least 6 months and in some cases for more than 2 years has shown perfect day and night continence in 11 of the 15 patients and almost perfect continence in the remaining 4 who consider nevertheless that their quality of life has been transformed. These findings plead in favor of the implantation of this type of material.

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Blastocyst Implantation, Natural
Sphincter
Metaplastic Cell Transformation
Postoperative Complications
Urinary Incontinence
Prostheses and Implants
Malignant Neoplasm of Prostate

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