Using the Artificial Urinary Sphincter in Uncommon Situations


This Vattikuti Foundation Masterclass brings together a group of Reconstructive Urology Experts to discuss the applications of The Artificial Urinary Sphincter (AUS) in Uncommon Situations. – Bladder Neck Placement, Utility of the Sphincter after PFUDD injuries, Placement in Females and situations of Revision surgery for Artificial Urinary Sphincter.


Points of interest include a video to demonstrate the Robotic Placement of the AUS at the bladder neck. Evaluation of patients to be rehabilitated after PFUDD injuries is discussed. The uncommon experience of placement of AUS in females with the outcomes is covered. Finally, a practical guide to evaluating and managing failure of AUS in an algorithmic approach was presented. All these are uncommon and rarely discussed. This masterclass should be of immense interest to all Urologists involved in management of these patients.


Introduction of the topic and speakers – Dr. Aditya Pradhan, Director, Urology & Kidney Transplantation, BLK Memorial Hospital, New Delhi, India.


16:00 Using the AUS in females. – Vincent TSE, Associate Professor & Senior Urologist, University of Sydney, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.
42:30 Robotic placement of AUS at the Bladder Neck—Dr. Aditya Pradhan (see above)
1:00:00:36 Management of Incontinence following PFUDD injuries, Dr. Pankaj Joshi, Consultant Urologist, Center for Reconstructive Urology, Pune, India.
1:15:50 An algorithmic approach to manage Sphincter Failure- Dr. Jay Simhan, Vice Chair & Professor, Dept. of Urology, Director, Reconstructive Urology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadeplhia, PA, US.
1:34:00 Q&A/ Group Discussion


(VF CEO Dr. Mahendra Bhandari opens the program and serves as a Panelist.)
Lectures, with PPT’s, graphic surgery videos, discussions follow some segments and the total program. TRT: 1:55:32
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Masterclass, Robotics, Surgeon, Urology