Intermediate-Term Results of a Bone-Anchored Male Perineal Sling for Treating Male Stress Urinary Incontinence After Prostate Surgery

The Department of Urology at the Hospital São João in Portugal examined the intermediate-term outcome (up to 4 years) of a bone-anchored perineal sling (InVance(TM), produced by American Medical Systems, Minnetonka, MN, USA) in men with stress urinary incontinence (SUI) after prostate surgery. Sixty two men with SUI after prostate cancer surgery were given the [...]

Male Sling Procedure Can Helps Prostate Cancer Survivors From Suffering From Urinary Incontinence

Most of us will experience incontinence to varying degrees no matter what type of primary treatment we elect. If we have surgery, the incontinence will start immediately while those of us whom use radiation therapy will only begin to effected as time goes on. Fortunately, most of us do regain bladder control, some of us [...]

HIFU As A Salvage Therapy After External Beam Therapy

Salvage treatment options for prostate cancer after the failure of radiation as a primary treatment is often seen as a reason to avoid radiation as a primary treatment modality. The common collective wisdom is that after failed radiation our options for additional treatment of recurrent prostate cancer are limited to systematic treatments, hormone therapy, Ketoconazole [...]

Incontinence Treatment Resulting From Prostate Cancer Surgery: Muscle-derived Stem Cells Prove Effective In Reparing Sphincter Damage To Restore Continence

Two studies presented at the 103rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA), show that patients with incontinence resulting from iatrogenic sphincter damage may benefit from stem cell therapy. Incontinence after a radical prostatectomy for the treatment of prostate cancer can be a result in damage to the external urinary sphincter and would [...]