Displaced balloon device in post-prostatectomy urinary incontinence

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


The patient had obtained a periurethral implant as a treatment of stress incontinence following prostatectomy. His incontinence symptoms had become worse over the last few months.

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Male

Case Discussion

These images show the ProACTTM balloon device. Both balloons should be on the same level on either side of the urethra, so one of them must have migrated.

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Case information

rID: 17168
Published: 22nd Mar 2012
Last edited: 1st Nov 2015
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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