Artificial urinary sphincter for post-radical prostatectomy urinary incontinence: long-term subjective results.

@article{Gousse2001ArtificialUS,
  title={Artificial urinary sphincter for post-radical prostatectomy urinary incontinence: long-term subjective results.},
  author={Angelo E. Gousse and Shahar Madjar and Misty J. M. Lambert and Irving J. Fishman},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2001},
  volume={166 5},
  pages={1755-8}
}
PURPOSE Incontinence affects between 3% and 60% of patients after radical prostatectomy. Insertion of an artificial urinary sphincter is a mainstay therapeutic option available to these patients. We assessed patient satisfaction, outcome and complications long after artificial urinary sphincter implantation. MATERIALS AND METHODS From a data bank of 131 patients who underwent artificial urinary sphincter prosthesis insertion we identified 71 with a mean age of 72 years who had also undergone… CONTINUE READING

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