In this video, Dr. Blaivas explains diagnosis, treatment, and other ways to deal with the common problem of urinary incontinence in prostate cancer patients. Urinary incontinence after prostate cancer is usually based on the sphincter muscle not working properly. In about 5% of cases, the patient’s bladder contracts involuntarily. If the condition does not go away over time, surgery to correct the incontinence may be required. Surgical options include a sphincter prosthesis, which replaces the sphincter itself with an implanted device, and a sling procedure, which is mesh placed under the urethra so that it is compressed during activity.
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