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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, PCR
Riccetto, CLZ
Martins, MHT
Herrmann, V
de Fraga, R
Billis, A
Netto, NR
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: bulking agents
urinary incontinence
granuloma
calcium hydroxylapatite
Country: Inglaterra
Editor: Springer London Ltd
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1007/s00192-005-0038-x
Date Issue: 2006
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