Update Series (2016) Lesson 19: Artificial Urinary Sphincter after 40 Years of Use
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At the conclusion of this continuing medical education activity, the participant will be familiar with indications for artificial urinary sphincter placement, proper patient evaluation, basic techniques and variants for surgical implantation as well as outcomes and strategies for the management of complications.
Alex G. Kavanagh, MD
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Julie N. Stewart, MD
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Timothy B. Boone, MD, PhD
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Department of Urology
Houston Methodist Hospital
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