Closure of Bladder Neck in the Male and Female

Bladder neck closure (BNC) is an uncommon procedure that has traditionally been reserved as a final alternative for the management of the female patient with neurogenically induced intractable incontinence arising from long-term Foley catheter drainage. It has also been used in the treatment of nonneuropathic conditions such as traumatic urethral destruction or recalcitrant fistula. BNC in the male is usually reserved for patients with neurogenic bladder or a history of incontinence secondary to trauma or urethrocutaneous fistula failing multiple prior attempts at surgical correction or artificial sphincter placement. Read more of this post

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