First experience of implanting AMS 800 urinary sphyncter
Original research work
Aušra Černiauskienė
Paulius Valatka
Published 2017-11-21


male urinary incontinence
artificial urinary sphincter
radical prostatectomy
AMS 800

How to Cite

Černiauskienė A, Valatka P. First experience of implanting AMS 800 urinary sphyncter. LS [Internet]. 2017Nov.21 [cited 2022Aug.12];16(3-4):176-82. Available from:


Our purpose is to provide first results of artificial urinary sphincter AMS 800 implantation for treatment of male urinary incontinence after radical prostatectomy. To evaluate effectiveness and safety of AMS 800 artificial urinary sphincter patients.
Material and methods
2016-11-04 three patients with severe urinary incontinence after radical prostatectomy had artificial urinary sphincter AMS 800 implantation. For these patients, urinary incontinence conservative treatment has not effective. All patients before surgery examined. For all patients progression of prostate cancer, urethral strictures, residual urine and urinary tract infections were not found. Patients were checked one month after the activation of the artificial sphincter.
Three artificial sphincters were implanted in 3 patients. After six weeks has been activated 2 sphincters, one sphincter was not activated because of device failure, however, one week later artificial sphincter was reactivated successfully. After checking the 3 patients within 1 month after the activation of the sphincter, for 2 patients wasn’t need sanitary pad and for one patient was enough just 2 pads.


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