Urinary Sphincter, Artificial
"Urinary Sphincter, Artificial" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An artifical implanted device, usually in the form of an inflatable silicone cuff, inserted in or around the bladder neck in the surgical treatment of urinary incontinence caused by sphincter weakness. Often it is placed around the bulbous urethra in adult males. The artificial urinary sphincter is considered an alternative to urinary diversion.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Urinary Sphincter, Artificial" by people in Profiles.
Artificial Urinary Sphincter Considerations in Men With Prior Inflatable Penile Prosthesis Placement. J Sex Med. 2022 10; 19(10):1495-1498.
The "Fragile" Urethra as a Predictor of Early Artificial Urinary Sphincter Erosion. Urology. 2022 11; 169:233-236.
Outcomes and Risk Factors of Revision and Replacement Artificial Urinary Sphincter Implantation in Radiated and Nonradiated Cases. J Urol. 2020 07; 204(1):110-114.
Multicenter Analysis of Patient Reported Outcomes Following Artificial Urinary Sphincter Placement for Male Stress Urinary Incontinence. J Urol. 2018 03; 199(3):785-790.
Outcomes of Urethroplasty to Treat Urethral Strictures Arising From Artificial Urinary Sphincter Erosions and Rates of Subsequent Device Replacement. Urology. 2017 09; 107:239-245.
Artificial urinary sphincter for post-prostatectomy incontinence: impact of prior collagen injection on cost and clinical outcome. J Urol. 2000 Jan; 163(1):87-90.