Sacral nerve neurostimulator

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

Presentation

Long standing urinary retention.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Sacral nerve neurostimulator.

Case Discussion

Sacral nerve neurostimulators are used to treat urinary retention, overactive bladder, and constipation; implanted subcutaneously in the upper buttocks connected by a thin wire inserted through sacral foramen into the pelvis with terminal electrodes in the region of the S2-S4 sacral nerves.

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Case information

rID: 63161
Published: 17th Sep 2018
Last edited: 17th Sep 2018
System: Spine, Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Tabesh medical imaging center

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