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A sphincter is a structure, usually a circular muscle, that normally maintains constriction of a natural body passage or orifice and which relaxes as required by normal physiological functioning. There are over 40 different sphincters in the human body; some of these sphincters are microscopic in size.
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The urethral sphincter is a collective name for the muscles used to control the flow of urine (micturition) from the urinary bladder. These muscles envelop the urethra, so that when they contract, the urethra is sealed shut. The muscles originate at the pubic ramus with the insertion point at the median raphe. The function of the sphincter urethrae is...
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Artificial sphincter insertion surgery is the implantation of an artificial ... Each can warrant consideration for a sphincter implant. ...
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Sphincter - Definition of Sphincter at Dictionary.com a free online dictionary ... Sphincter stomach. Sphincter of oddi a... Artificial urinary ... What is the ...
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Once the artificial sphincter is in place, you will use the pump to deflate ... Artificial sphincter surgery is done to treat stress incontinence, a leakage of ...
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Inflatable artificial sphincter; courtesy of Good Samaritan Hospital of Baltimore, Maryland MD ... An artificial urinary sphincter is used to treat stress ...
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Sphincters are muscles that allow your body to hold in urine. ... Artificial sphincter surgery is done to treat stress incontinence, a leakage of ...
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Inflatable artificial sphincter - Overview, Sphincters are muscles that allow ... Artificial sphincter surgery is done to treat stress incontinence, a leakage of ...
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Papillary Stenosis: Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction ... The possibility of sphincter spasm (dysfunction) is considered only when these ...
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Sphincters are muscles that allow your body to hold in urine and feces. Artificial sphincte... Inflatable artificial sphincter surgery is used to treat ...
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Information about sphincter in the free online English dictionary and ... sphincter - a ring of muscle that contracts to close an opening ...
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The injury to the anal sphincter is identified and the injured muscle edges are ... Artificial anal sphincter ... the inflatable cuff around the anal sphincter. ...
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Sphincter A ring-like band of muscle that opens and closes an opening in the body. ... Sphincter of Oddi (SFEENK-tur uv AH-dee) The muscle between the common ...
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The disease you are describing is known as sphincter of oddi dysfunction (SOD) ... Normally, this sphincter functions as a one-way valve to allow bile and ...
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Inflatable artificial sphincter surgery is used to treat some types of urinary ... The artificial sphincter is inserted into an area of the urinary tract or rectum, ...
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Inflatable Artificial Sphincter (Artificial Sphincter - Rectal or Urinary) information center covers description, indications, risks, convalescence, recovery, and ...
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