Artificial Sphincter Surgery for Bowel Incontinence - Prosthetic anal sphincter
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Are strictly mechanical devices and were first implanted to manage urinary incontinence in . When pressure is applied to the balloon by the patient, the fill-liquid moves from the balloon to the band and continence is achieved. The Artificial Anal Sphincter (AAS) from A.M.I. is similarly designed to the one of AMS (ABS). The AAS is implanted subcutaneously and.