Clinical Methodological Introduction
Population:Children and adults with stress urinary incontinence resulting from neurological disease
Intervention:Implantation of an artificial urinary sphincter
Comparison:Other treatments; however no studies made such comparisons, and all compared findings before and after implantation.
  • Incontinence – frequency and severity
  • Symptoms relating to bladder emptying
  • Quality of life/patient or carer perception of symptoms
  • Adverse events, including UTIs, renal complications, bladder stones, infection of prosthesis, device failure and unscheduled hospital admissions.

From: 9, Treatment for stress incontinence

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Urinary Incontinence in Neurological Disease: Management of Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction in Neurological Disease.
NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 148.
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