Troubleshooting and Optimizing Outcomes After Artificial Urinary Sphincter
Artificial urinary sphincter remains the gold standard for treatment of male stress urinary incontinence. However, complications may arise that necessitate prompt evaluation and potential treatment. Recognition of common concerns in both the immediate postoperative and long-term settings may help in improved patient care as well as patient satisfaction with the device.
KeywordsArtificial urinary sphincter Complications Troubleshooting Stress urinary incontinence
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