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.
Changing Trends in Management Following Artificial Urinary Sphincter Surgery for Male Stress Urinary Incontinence: An Analysis of the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Database. Urology. 2021 01; 147:287-293.
Fundamentals of prosthetic urology. Asian J Androl. 2020 Jan-Feb; 22(1):20-27.
Artificial urinary sphincter longevity following transurethral resection of the prostate in the setting of prostate cancer. World J Urol. 2019 Dec; 37(12):2755-2761.
EDITORIAL COMMENT. Urology. 2019 01; 123:257.
Evaluating the Role of Postoperative Oral Antibiotic Administration in Artificial Urinary Sphincter and Inflatable Penile Prosthesis Explantation: A Nationwide Analysis. Urology. 2018 01; 111:92-98.
Long-term follow-up of single versus double cuff artificial urinary sphincter insertion for the treatment of severe postprostatectomy stress urinary incontinence. Urology. 2008 Jan; 71(1):90-3.
Current use of artificial urinary sphincters in the United States. J Urol. 2007 Aug; 178(2):578-83.
Comparison of outcomes after single or DOUBLE-CUFF artificial urinary sphincter insertion. Urology. 2003 Oct; 62(4):723-6.
Artificial urinary sphincter placement in men after cystectomy with orthotopic ileal neobladder: continence, complications, and quality of life. Urology. 2002 Apr; 59(4):542-5.
Comparison of artificial urinary sphincter and collagen for the treatment of postprostatectomy incontinence. Urology. 2000 Oct 01; 56(4):600-3.