The sling procedure is usually done on an outpatient basis and is performed under anesthesia.
Advance male sling system side effects.
This procedure is best for men with mild to moderate urinary incontinence wetting one to three pads per day or less.
Inability to urinate retention of urine this is the most common problem after surgery and may require catheter reinsertion for another week or two.
I ve heard horror stories about the virtue sling and some not so good stories about the invance sling.
You have nausea and vomiting.
One sling was transected 0 4 due to slippage of the sling withobstruction of the urethra.
The advance xp male sling system is intended for the placement of a suburethral sling for the treatment of male stress urinary incontinence sui.
If after the cytoscopy your doc still thinks the advance sling is best for you i d go with his advice.
Complications are rare with the male sling procedure.
These devices are contraindicated for patients with urinary tract infections blood coagulation disorders a compromised immune system or any other condition that would compromise healing with.
According to a 2012 article published in advances in urology male sling placement can result in urethral injury from the passage of a trocar or stainless steel tool.
The sling is a strip of soft mesh placed inside the body.
Further complications were local wound infection 0 4 urinary infection with fever 0 4 and persistent moderate perinealpain 0 4.
At 2 3 pads a day the aus might be overkill.
However if complications do occur they can include.
However i m a little skeptical about the 90 95 percent success rate claim.
The incision becomes red swollen opens or there is pus like drainage.
The male sling procedure was developed to help men with urinary incontinence loss of bladder control after prostate surgery particularly for those men requiring radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer.
The advance xp male sling moves the sphincter back to its natural position to help restore bladder control.
There is an abnormal odor or cloudiness to your urine.
The advance xp sling requires no action by the patient to function.
In very rare cases a second surgical procedure may be needed to resolve this issue.