Artificial urinary sphincter

Bibliographic InformationReason for rejecting study
Authors: Bosch JL;Klijn AJ;Schroder FH;Hop WC;. Title: The artificial urinary sphincter in 86 patients with intrinsic sphincter deficiency: satisfactory actuarial adequate function rates. Journal Name: European Urology. Year: 2000 AugSeries of AUS insertions in 86 M/F (15 F). Unable to sort population by aetiology and gender, but most outside guideline scope (65% prostatectomy, 10% extrophy/epispadias, 20% neurogenic bladder, 5% 'other').
Authors: Diokno AC;Sonda LP;MacGregor RJ;. Title: Long-term followup of the artificial urinary sphincter. Journal Name: Journal of Urology. Year: 1984 JunPopulation (30) had post-prostatectomy UI, neurogenic UI or pelvic trauma - none relevant to UI guideline scope.
Authors: Duncan HJ;McInerney PD;Mundy AR;. Title: Late erosion. A new complication of artificial urinary sphincters. Journal Name: British Journal of Urology. Year: 1993 NovDescription of complications in 4 pts who had AUS inserted, 2 women both with neurogenic bladder.
Authors: Elliott DS;Barrett DM;. Title: The artificial urinary sphincter in the female: Indications for use, surgical approach and results. Journal Name: International Urogynecology Journal. Year: 1998Narrative review with authors own experience reported loosely (n=400, 12 women, none of the women had idiopathic UI).
Authors: Elliott DS;Barrett DM;. Title: Mayo clinic long-term analysis of the functional durability of the AMS 800 artificial urinary sphincter: A review of 323 cases. Journal Name: Journal of Urology. Year: 1998M/F included in series - 10 F. Only reoperation rate reported separately for women. Aetiology/indication for AUS in women not stated.
Authors: Fishman IJ;Shabsigh R;Scott FB;. Title: Experience with the artificial urinary sphincter model AS800 in 148 patients. Journal Name: Journal of Urology. Year: 1989Series of 148 pts, including 36 women. From table of aetiologies not possible to tell the gender of the 8 pts with stress UI.
Authors: Frank I;Elliott DS;Barrett DM;. Title: Success of de novo reimplantation of the artificial genitourinary sphincter. Journal Name: Journal of Urology. Year: 2000Population: men only.
Authors: Furlow WL;. Title: Implantation of a new semiautomatic artificial genitourinary sphincter: Experience with primary activation and deactivation in 47 patients. Journal Name: Journal of Urology. Year: 19816 of 47 pts were female, 4 had stress UI. No results reported separately for these 4.
Authors: Goldwasser B;Furlow WL;Barrett DM;. Title: The model AS 800 artificial urinary sphincter: Mayo Clinic experience. Journal Name: Journal of Urology. Year: 1987Of 109 pts in the series, 9 were women. Most pts had post-prostatectomy UI or neurogenic UI. No data for women with non-neurogenic UI.
Authors: Keane PF;Walsh IK;Kernohan RM;. Title: The artificial urinary sphincter. A new solution for incontinent patients. Journal Name: Ulster Medical Journal. Year: 1993 OctSeries of 12 pts who had a artificial urinary sphincter inserted. Population outside guideline scope (6 post prostatectomy UI, 2 other pathologies, 3 neurogenic UI).
Authors: Kil PJ;De Vries JD;van Kerrebroeck PE;Zwiers W;Debruyne FM;. Title: Factors determining the outcome following implantation of the AMS 800 artificial urinary sphincter. Journal Name: British Journal of Urology. Year: 1989 DecOf 17 patients included, 6 were female, only 2 with non-neurogenic UI.
Authors: Kowalczyk JJ;Spicer DL;Mulcahy JJ;. Title: Erosion rate of the double cuff AMS800 artificial urinary sphincter: Long-term followup. Journal Name: Journal of Urology. Year: 1996All patients were male (not evident from abstract).
Authors: Kowalczyk JJ;Spicer DL;Mulcahy JJ;. Title: Long-term experience with the double- cuff AMS 800 artificial urinary sphincter. Journal Name: Urology. Year: 1996Only men included in study (population not clear from abstract).
Authors: Lindner A;Kaufman JJ;Raz S;. Title: Further experience with the artificial urinary sphincter. Journal Name: Journal of Urology. Year: 1983Of 78 pts in the series, only 2 were female, and neither had non-neurogenic UI
Authors: Maillet F;Buzelin J;Bouchot O;Karam G;. Title: Management of artificial urinary sphincter dysfunction. Journal Name: European Urology. Year: 2004Series of 288 men and women (130 women) with variety of indications for AUS (28% neurological, 45% stress UI, 25% prostate surgery, 2% 'others'). Outcomes considered - revisions or replacements. Data not reported separately for each pt group.
Authors: Montague DK;. Title: The artificial urinary sphincter (AS 800): Experience in 166 consecutive patients. Journal Name: Journal of Urology. Year: 1992Of series of 166 pts (10 females; 6 with stress UI). No data reported separately for women with stress UI.
Authors: Parulkar BG;Barrett DM;. Title: Application of the AS-800 artificial sphincter for intractable urinary incontinence in females. Journal Name: Surgery, Gynecology and Obstetrics. Year: 1990Only 2 of the 24 females included in the series had non-neurogenic UI
Authors: Schettini M;Diana M;Gallucci M;. Title: Treatment of urinary incontinence with AMS 800 artificial urinary sphincter. Journal Name: International Surgery. Year: 1998 JulSeries of 52 M/F (3F) with UI; postprostatectomy in men; in women 1 fistula, 1 neobladder, 1 congenital stricture of bladder neck.
Authors: Scott FB;. Title: The use of the artificial sphincter in the treatment of urinary incontinence in the female patient. Journal Name: Urologic Clinics of North America. Year: 1985 MayNarrative review, background information & check of references. Author also states own experience of sphincter insertion loosely - no useable data.
Authors: Ngninkeu BN;Van HG;Di GM;Debie B;Evans A;. Title: Laparoscopic artificial urinary sphincter in women for type III incontinence: Preliminary results. Journal Name: European Urology. Year: 2005Series of 4 women who had a artificial urinary sphincter inserted laparoscopically. Larger case series of this device in women considered therefore this study excluded.
Authors: Nordling J;Holm-Bentzen M;Hald T;. Title: The AMS artificial urinary sphincter on the bulbous urethra. Journal Name: Scandinavian Journal of Urology and Nephrology. Year: 1986Only men included in series; not evident from abstract
Authors: Nurse DE;Mundy AR;. Title: One hundred artificial sphincters. Journal Name: British Journal of Urology. Year: 1988Of 100 pts (36 women; 10 had non-neuropathic UI). No useable outcome data regardless of UI aetiology.
Authors: ter Meulen PH;Zambon V;Kessels AG;van Kerrebroeck PE;. Title: Quality of life, functional outcome and durability of the AMS 800 artificial urinary sphincter in patients with intrinsic sphincter deficiency. Journal Name: Urologia Internationalis. Year: 2003Series of 31 M/F (7 F) who had AUS inserted. Indication for device in 3 women was unsuccesfful surgery, otherwise population outside guideline scope. No data reported separately for the population of relevance.
Authors: Thomas K;Venn SN;Mundy AR;. Title: Outcome of the artificial urinary sphincter in female patients. Journal Name: Journal of Urology. Year: 2002Minority of population relevant to our guideline (26% had stress UI, 50% neuropathic bladder, 24% other indications). Outcomes reported for stress UI population were % with device in situ/replaced.

From: Excluded studies

Cover of Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Incontinence: The Management of Urinary Incontinence in Women.
NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 40.
National Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health (UK).
London: RCOG Press; 2006 Oct.
Copyright © 2006, National Collaborating Centre for Women’s and Children’s Health.

No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored or transmitted in any form or by any means, without the prior written permission of the publisher or, in the case of reprographic reproduction, in accordance with the terms of licences issued by the Copyright Licensing Agency in the UK [www.cla.co.uk]. Enquiries concerning reproduction outside the terms stated here should be sent to the publisher at the UK address printed on this page.

The use of registered names, trademarks, etc. in this publication does not imply, even in the absence of a specific statement, that such names are exempt from the relevant laws and regulations and therefore for general use.

PubMed Health. A service of the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health.