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The Erection Connection #27: Eroded Artificial Urinary Sphincter

In this episode of the Erection Connection, Dr. Christine and his Fellow demonstrate the removal of an artificial urinary sphincter that eroded into the urethra of a patient. The urinary sphincter is often used following a radical prostatectomy, but in the event that it erodes into the urethra, it needs to be completely removed.

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The Erection Connection #19: Getting the Right Cuff Size During Artificial Sphincter Surgery

In this week’s Erection Connection, Dr. Brian Christine talks about how to make sure the proper cuff size is applied during artificial sphincter surgery, and how important it is to restoring standard urinary function. Dr. Christine performs a thorough set of tests to ensure that the cuff is within a “goldilocks zone” where it is […]

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