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Bladder and urethral repair - series

Normal anatomy

Normal anatomy

Overview

Bladder and urethral repair is usually performed to prevent urine leakage associated with stress incontinence.

Stress incontinence is the involuntary leakage of urine when laughing, coughing, sneezing, or lifting, which can result from deformity or damage to the urethra and bladder from decreased muscle tone caused by multiple births, menopause, or other causes.

Update Date 5/22/2008

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