Perineal AUS placement favored for urinary control

Atlanta-The debate over the most appropriate surgical approach for placement of an artificial urinary sphincter (AUS) may be coming to a resolution. In the largest retrospective trial reported to date, Gerard D. Henry, MD, a urologist with Regional Urology, Shreveport, LA, found that the traditional perineal approach offers significantly better urinary control than the newer penoscrotal insertion approach.

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