intrinsic sphincter deficiency


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in·trin·sic sphinc·ter de·fi·cien·cy

(ISD) (in-trin'zik sfingk'tĕr dĕ-fish'ĕn-sē)
Refers to grade 3 of the stress urinary incontinence scale, which is the inability of the urethral walls to remain compressed with an increase in abdominal pressure as in straining at stool.

intrinsic sphincter deficiency

Abbreviation: ISD
Weakening of the urethral sphincter muscles, a frequent cause of stress urinary incontinence.
See also: deficiency
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The short-term cure rate was 81% for intrinsic sphincter deficiency patients, 96% for the recurrent USI group, and 96% for the intra-abdominal pressure group.
In the pilot study, Chondrogel, a cell-based, minimally invasive tissue augmentation product, was tested in 32 patients with stress urinary incontinence due to intrinsic sphincter deficiency (ISD).
Many experts consider intrinsic sphincter deficiency (ISD) to be a severe form of stress incontinence.
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Comparison of the treatment outcome of puboeaginal sling, tension-flee vaginal tape, and transobturator tape for stress urinary incontinence with intrinsic sphincter deficiency.
Vaginal hypermobility combined with intrinsic sphincter deficiency can cause incontinence as well.
LAS VEGAS -- Women who received injections of both collagen and Durasphere to treat stress urinary incontinence caused by intrinsic sphincter deficiency had better outcomes at 2 weeks than did those who received collagen alone, but that advantage was gone by 6 months, Dr.