Perioperative Complications following Artificial Urinary Sphincter Placement After Prostate Cancer Surgery

Urinary incontinence post-prostatectomy is a too common complaint from men. Although the actual degree of incontinence suffered ranges from being minor, or a simple and small amount of post urination dribble, to a complete and total inability to control any urine flow, the most bothersome issues that significantly affects a man’s quality of life (QoL) [...]

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 [...]