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Para-urethral collagen implantation for female stress incontinence.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1773288     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A series of 25 women with genuine stress incontinence were treated by para-urethral injection of glutaraldehyde cross-linked collagen. The technique was simple and associated with few complications. Follow-up at 3 months revealed 20 patients (80%) to have been symptomatically improved or cured. An increase in urethral closure pressure together with a decrease in urine flow rate and increase in detrusor pressure was found post-operatively. The success rate was significantly higher (90%) in patients who had undergone previous surgery for urinary incontinence when compared with those who had had no previous surgery (73%).
Authors:
S D Eckford; P Abrams
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of urology     Volume:  68     ISSN:  0007-1331     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Urol     Publication Date:  1991 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-03-02     Completed Date:  1992-03-02     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15740090R     Medline TA:  Br J Urol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  586-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Urology, Southmead Hospital, Bristol.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Collagen*
Female
Humans
Injections
Middle Aged
Postoperative Period
Pressure
Treatment Outcome
Urethra / physiopathology
Urinary Incontinence, Stress / physiopathology,  therapy*
Urodynamics
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/glutaraldehyde-cross-linked collagen; 9007-34-5/Collagen

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