Artificial Urinary Sphincter

Table 1:

YearTotalHigh Risk Patients*Required Complex Techniques**
2010 54 16 14
2011 43 14 13
2012 47 25 11

*Patients are counted as high risk if they have previous erosion or infection, history of urethroplasty, recurrent stricture disease, or other like circumstances.

**Complex techniques include trancorporal approach, flaps, grafts, and the like