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I was offered after my prostectomy where a band is put are the urethra and a bulb is put in the scrotum to release the urine

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?

I was talking to an MD in franklin I think.. a woman md

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Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 3 months ago

after prostatectomy, may patients can have problems with urinary continence.

an artificial urethral sphincter with a resevoir in the testicle can help control urination.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Is there a name for this procedure
Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 3 months ago

it is a surgical placement of an Artificial Sphincter for Urinary Incontinence for men

you can read more here

https://www.webmd.com/urinary-incontinence-oab/artificial-sphincter-for-urinary-incontinence-in-men

https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/003983.htm

https://www.mskcc.org/cancer-care/patient-education/artificial-urinary-sphincter-men

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