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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Massive Prolapse Of The Urethral Mucosa Following Periurethral Injection Of Calcium Hydroxylapatite For Stress Urinary Incontinence.
Author: Palma, Paulo C R
Riccetto, Cássio L Z
Martins, Mario Henrique T
Herrmann, Viviane
de Fraga, Rogerio
Billis, Athanase
Netto, Nelson Rodrigues
Abstract: The injection of bulking agents into the urethral submucosa is designed to create artificial urethral cushions that can improve urethral coaptation and hence restore continence. Ideally, a urethral bulking agent should be non-immunogenic and biocompatible, leading to minimal inflammatory and fibrotic response. The authors present a case report of a granulomatous reaction leading to urethral prolapse, 3 months after the transurethral injection of calcium hydroxylapatite. To our knowledge, this is the first granulomatous reaction described after calcium hydroxylapatite injection.
Subject: Biocompatible Materials
Durapatite
Female
Granuloma, Foreign-body
Humans
Middle Aged
Mucous Membrane
Prolapse
Urethra
Urethral Diseases
Urinary Incontinence, Stress
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1007/s00192-005-0038-x
Address: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16341621
Date Issue: 2006
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