Successful reinsertion of the artificial urinary sphincter after removal for erosion or infection

Urology. 1996 Dec;48(6):906-8. doi: 10.1016/s0090-4295(96)00245-2.


We present 5 cases involving reinsertion of an artificial urinary sphincter after either erosion or infection. All 5 patients now have socially acceptable urinary continence.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Prosthesis Failure*
  • Prosthesis-Related Infections / surgery*
  • Reoperation
  • Urinary Sphincter, Artificial / adverse effects*