Collagen injection therapy for urinary incontinence.

@article{Appell1994CollagenIT,
  title={Collagen injection therapy for urinary incontinence.},
  author={Rodney A. Appell},
  journal={The Urologic clinics of North America},
  year={1994},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={177-82}
}
The goal of treatment in patients with ISD is to allow for coaptation of the urethral mucosa without obstruction. Urodynamically this means that the pressure necessary to open the urethra (leak point pressure) is increased but no appreciable change occurs in the closure pressure of the urethra. Periurethral injections have the potential to accomplish this need. Contigen appears efficacious and safe in the properly chosen patient. The cross-linking of the bovine collagen has enhanced the… CONTINUE READING

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