Bone-Anchored Sling for Male Stress Urinary Incontinence: Assessment of Complications

Researchers at the Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan evaluated the complications associated with the male bone-anchored sling (BAS) to determine the appropriate preoperative counseling for men considering surgery. The BAS is a surgical option for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) due to intrinsic sphincter deficiency. The researchers  reviewed 119 [...]

To Cure Urinary Incontinence: An Artifical Sphincter is Better than A Sling

Urinary incontinence is a common problem suffered by many of us post both surgery and radiation therapy for prostate cancer. The degree of incontinence varies from no problem all the way to having no control of the urinary function. Men having surgery find that as time progresses post treatment, they do regain levels of urinary [...]

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 [...]