Sacral nerve stimulator

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


From urology clinic.

Patient Data

Age: 60-65 years
Gender: Female

Sacral nerve stimulator. Leads intact and projecting over the right S3 foramen. 

Case Discussion

Sacral nerve stimulators are a form of neuromodulation therapy. They are used for urogenital disorders such as urge urinary incontinence and detrusor hyperactivity, and colorectal disorders such as chronic constipation refractory to conventional medical therapy, and fecal incontinence. 

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 65499
Published: 17th Jan 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.