Sacral nerve stimulator

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

From urology clinic.

Patient Data

Age: 60-65 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

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. 

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Case information

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

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