Implantable Incontinence Devices

  • P. H. L. Worth
Part of the Clinical Practice in Urology book series (PRACTICE UROLOG)


Many surgical techniques have been described to improve bladder neck and distal urethral function when they are either congenitally weak or have been ablated or damaged surgically. What can be done depends to a certain extent on the basic pathology and how much surgery has already been carried out. Techniques such as Young-Dees (Dees 1949) or Leadbetter procedures (Leadbetter 1964) do have their place although the overall results are not very satisfactory.


Urinary Incontinence Bladder Neck Stress Incontinence Detrusor Instability Artificial Urinary Sphincter 
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