Coaptite injection

Case contributed by Dr Jayanth Keshavamurthy


Patient with prior hysterectomy and stress incontinence,

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Female

What other procedure do you think she had?

Findings of Coaptite injection for urinary stress incontinence,

Differential diagnosis is calcified calculus in an urethral diverticulum.

Case Discussion

This demonstrates how important the surgical history is, in not calling this a calculus in an incidental urethral diverticulum.

See some complications of this coaptite injection,produced by Boston scientific are

Infection, urethral prolapse, etc.

Where are other locations coaptite injections used? Fecal incontinence and VUR.

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Case information

rID: 40724
Published: 4th Nov 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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