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 cure rate with operative suburethral sling procedures for intrinsic sphincter deficiency is better: 89%, with another 6% showing partial improvement.
The procedure cured 84% of 121 patients with isolated anatomic stress urinary incontinence and 75% of 22 patients with isolated intrinsic sphincter deficiency, defined by a urethral closure pressure of less than 20 cm of water or a leak point pressure of less than 60 cm of water.
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.
Collagen Corporation has been shipping quantities of its Contigen(R) Bard(R) Collagen Implant ("Contigen implant"), a product for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence due to intrinsic sphincter deficiency, to its marketing partner, C.
Vaginal hypermobility combined with intrinsic sphincter deficiency can cause incontinence as well.