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Implantation of artificial urinary sphincter for treatment of male patients with incontinence / 中华老年医学杂志
Chinese Journal of Geriatrics ; (12): 582-585, 2019.
Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-745563
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ABSTRACT
Objective To investigate an initial therapeutic effect and safety of an implantation of artificial urinary sphincter(AUS)for treatment of male incontinence.Methods Clinical data of 5 male patients hospitalized in our center from November 2013 to November 2017 and treated with AUS were retrospectively analyzed.The usage of pads and the improvement of relevant score were compared before and after operation.Results The 5 males had incontinence secondary to post-prostatectomy,aged 71-78 years with an average of 75.4 years.All AUS devices were successfully activated and manipulated.After implantation,patients were followed up for a mean of 28.4 months.A social continence was got in four cases,a totally dry in one case.Complications occurred in 2 cases1 case had mechanical failure and reached the standard of social urine control after replacing devices;another case had an unknown cause.Conclusions AUS implantation is a safe and effective treatment for male patients with the moderate to severe urinary incontinence.

Full text: Available Index: WPRIM (Western Pacific) Language: Chinese Journal: Chinese Journal of Geriatrics Year: 2019 Type: Article

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Full text: Available Index: WPRIM (Western Pacific) Language: Chinese Journal: Chinese Journal of Geriatrics Year: 2019 Type: Article