intrinsic sphincter

in·trin·sic sphinc·ter

a thickening of the circular fibers of the muscular coat of an organ.

in·trin·sic sphinc·ter

(in-trin'zik sfingk'tĕr)
A thickening of the circular fibers of the muscular coat of an organ.
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Intrinsic sphincter deficiency does appear to be better treated with the use of a retropubic approach, although still with less than stellar results.
2) In majority of patients SUI is due to anatomic hypermobility of urethra, which leads to faulty urethral closure under stress and in few patients it may be because of intrinsic sphincter weakness.
We also offer Macroplastique, an injectable urethral bulking agent for the treatment of adult female stress urinary incontinence primarily due to intrinsic sphincter deficiency.
For a patient with a more profound problem, such as intrinsic sphincter deficiency or a lack of urethral hypermobility, I will grasp a smaller knuckle.
Surgical approaches should be deferred for at least 12 months following prostatectomy (15) and include male slings for mild intrinsic sphincter deficiency (ISD) or artificial urinary sphincters--the gold-standard treatment and last resort--for severe ISD.
It is designed to treat women with incontinence due to urethral hypermobility and/or intrinsic sphincter deficiency.
A randomized trial in which a retropubic sling was compared with the transobturatot (TOT) approach in women with stress incontinence and a diagnosis of intrinsic sphincter deficiency (ISD).
Sacral lesions will affect the somatic or striated sphincter most and, especially in women, may cause a sphincter weakness and therefore stress urinary incontinence or intrinsic sphincter deficiency.
either it may be due to weekend anatomic support to the urethrovesical segment or due to deficiency of intrinsic sphincter of female urethra.
Collagen injections into the vagina have been performed since 1940 to treat intrinsic sphincter defiency (ISD), a condition that occurs in elderly women.
The Tegress implant improves the internal properties of the closing mechanism within the urethra (called intrinsic sphincter function), allowing it to maintain a watertight seal during stress activities such as coughing, running, jumping, and sneezing," explains Dr.