Postprostatectomy Incontinence

Surgical Repair—Bladder Neck Reconstruction
  • Emil A. Tanagho


The surgical management of postprostatectomy incontinence may be done via 1) reconstructive procedures, 2) urethral compression, 3) placement of an artificial sphincter, and 4) electrical stimulation. Artificial sphincter9–11 and urethral compression5,6,8 are fully discussed in Chapter 106. The present chapter is limited to a discussion of reconstructive procedures with brief mention of electrical stimulation techniques.


Urinary Incontinence Bladder Neck Sphincteric Mechanism Membranous Urethra Artificial Sphincter 
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