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Mayo clinic experience with use of the AMS800 artificial urinary sphincter for urinary incontinence following radical prostatectomy.
Management of urinary incontinence after prostatec-itomy with the artificial urinary sphincter.
Do clinical or urodynamic parameters predict artificial urinary sphincter outcome in post-radical prostatectomy incontinence?
12] In a review, Venn et al analyzed the outcome of 100 patients in whom an artificial urinary sphincter was implanted for more than 10 years ago.
Incontinence after prostatectomy: the artificial urinary sphincter.
The AMS 800 has been recognized as the gold standard in artificial urinary sphincter technology for nearly 25 years," said Whitney Erickson, vice president and general manager for men's health at AMS.
Surgery Insight: surgical management of postprostatectomy incontinence-the artificial urinary sphincter and male sling.
The InVance(R) Male Sling System has been proven effective for mild to moderate stress incontinence in men and is an alternate solution for those who are not good candidates for an artificial urinary sphincter or who prefer other options.
When intrinsic urethral deficiency is the primary cause, treatment options include bulking agents (grade B), bladder neck slings (grade A)/retropubic MUS and artificial urinary sphincter (grade B).
AMS' incontinence products now include a sling kit, a bulking agent and the AMS artificial urinary sphincter.
Available surgical options for the treatment of SUI include injectables, adjustable balloon therapy, slings, and the artificial urinary sphincter (AUS); the AUS is considered the gold standard for treatment.
This SBIR Phase I grant will allow GT Urological to study the feasibility of its latest concept for an implantable artificial urinary sphincter," says Dr.
The therapeutic options include conservative methods, such as pelvic floor exercises, or surgical modalities such as injectables, adjustable balloon therapy, slings and the artificial urinary sphincter (AUS).
The artificial urinary sphincter (AUS) is the established standard for management of post-prostatectomy incontinence and has improved the quality of life for countless patients.
Similarly, payments for procedures using the company's artificial urinary sphincter will increase 17 percent.