Artificial Sphincter for Urinary Incontinence in Men
Why It Is Done
Installation of an artificial sphincter may be done for:
- Urinary incontinence caused by the removal of the prostate.
- Severe continual leakage of urine from the urethra.
- Severe urinary incontinence for which other methods of treatment have failed.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: July 17, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Avery L. Seifert, MD - Urology