Male urinary incontinence treatment with AMS 800 artificial urinary sphincter
Aušra Černiauskienė
Marius Snicorius
Paulius Valatka
Published 2017-03-23


male urinary incontinence
artificial urinary sphincter
radical prostatectomy
AMS 800

How to Cite

Černiauskienė A, Snicorius M, Valatka P. Male urinary incontinence treatment with AMS 800 artificial urinary sphincter. LS [Internet]. 2017Mar.23 [cited 2022Dec.5];16(1):17-6. Available from:


Our purpose is to review results of AMS 800 artificial urinary sphincter implantation for treatment of male stress urinary incontinence.
To evaluate indications, contraindications, patient assessment, operative technique and complications of AMS 800 device.

Materials and methods
We used up to date literature of PubMed database.

Success rates of artificial urinary sphincter AMS 800 vary between 61% and 100%. 80 – 90% of patients were satisfied with the
outcome and would recommend having the surgery. The complication rates are generally low and varies between 1–31%.
AMS 800 5-year functioning without complications rates vary between 59% and 79%.

AMS 800 artificial urinary sphincter is highly effective and time tested treatment of moderate and severe stress urinary incontinence.
This device shows effective results and significantly improves the quality of life for appropriate selected patients.


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