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The notion is to provide additional physical support to the urethra. A flaccid bowel problem may follow a lower spinal cord injury. How is neurogenic bowel diagnosed? The therapist taught the patient how to contract the pelvic-floor muscles by squeezing the therapist's finger. The first improvement in rigidity for all subjects occurred between 1 and 6 weeks following the beginning of therapy. An adjustable system for stimulation of the urethral closing mechanism using vaginal or anal plugs. Bring someone with you to help you ask questions and remember what your healthcare provider tells you.
The number of men needing treatment for erectile dysfunction is increasing. The evaluation of the effect of the treatment was based on interviews with the patients. The results of our study are in the line with the findings of Mamberti-Dias and Bonierbale-Branchereau 24 and Claes and colleagues. Complications are postoperative pain, infection, and erosion, resulting in the need to remove the prosthesis. Where possible, the patient's partner was questioned as well.