Artificial urinary sphincter in children--voiding or emptying? An evaluation of functional results in 44 patients.

@article{Catti2008ArtificialUS,
  title={Artificial urinary sphincter in children--voiding or emptying? An evaluation of functional results in 44 patients.},
  author={M. Catti and S. Lortat-Jacob and M. Morineau and H. Lottmann},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2008},
  volume={180 2},
  pages={
          690-3; discussion 693
        }
}
  • M. Catti, S. Lortat-Jacob, +1 author H. Lottmann
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of urology
  • PURPOSE We evaluated functional results with an artificial urinary sphincter in children and adolescents in terms of complications, continence and voiding ability through followup. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 44 patients (39 males and 5 females, age 8.6 to 29.5 years, median 14) underwent implantation of a pericervical AMS 800trade mark artificial urinary sphincter, primarily for severe urinary incontinence of neuropathic origin, between 1986 and 2005. Of the patients 25 had undergone… CONTINUE READING
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