Sacral neuromodulation outcomes in male patients with chronic urinary retention.

@article{SaberKhalaf2015SacralNO,
  title={Sacral neuromodulation outcomes in male patients with chronic urinary retention.},
  author={Mohammed Saber-Khalaf and Bahareh Abtahi and Gwen Gonzales and Mohamed Helal and Sohier Elneil},
  journal={Neuromodulation : journal of the International Neuromodulation Society},
  year={2015},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={329-34; discussion 334}
}
OBJECTIVES To assess the outcome of two-stage sacral neuromodulation (SNM) in men with chronic urinary retention (CUR) and factors affecting the response. MATERIAL AND METHODS Data were collected from 21 male patients with complete or partial CUR who underwent two-stage SNM between 2006 and 2014. The implanted lead was connected to a temporary battery (stage-1) and they were assessed over a period of 3-12 weeks. Those who had a residual volume of ≤100 mL, had an implantable pulse generator… CONTINUE READING

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