Definitions for "Artificial sphincter"
Device used for treatment of urinary incontinence. Consists of three components: a pump, balloon reservoir and a cuff that encircles the urethra and prevents urine from leaking out.
Prosthesis or artificial device sometimes used to treat incontinence after prostate surgery. An artificial sphincter substitutes for natural urinary sphincter muscles that normally control the urine flow from the bladder.
a device made of silicone rubber that is used to treat urinary incontinence