Acute Urethral Syndrome Surgery
Surgical procedures for a urethral syndrome may include:
- Urethral dilation:
- Gradually-increasing sizes of metal rods are placed in the urethra, in order to stretch the urethra.
- Useful only in those women who have a narrowed urethra.
- Implantable electrical stimulator:
- Stimulate muscles that control urination, in order to reduce symptoms
- InterSym system
- Laser therapy for urethral syndrome:
- A laser is used to burn inflamed areas of the urethra.
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