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deficiency

Biology the absence of a gene or a region of a chromosome normally present
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Effectiveness of tension-free vaginal tape compared with transobturator tape in women with stress urinary incontinence and intrinsic sphincter deficiency: A randomized, controlled trial.
In fact this procedure addresses both the weak anatomic support to the vesicourethral segment and also adds strength to urethra if at all there is intrinsic sphincter deficiency. As stated by the American Urologic Association consensus statement in 2001, there are only 2 procedures that are proven to have effective long-term cure rates for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence (SUI).
Durasphere EXP Injectable Bulking Agent is approved for treating stress urinary incontinence due to intrinsic sphincter deficiency in women.
TVT improves continence in women who have a hypermobile urethra, intrinsic sphincter deficiency or who have had less than optimal results from other surgeries.
In the pilot study, Chondrogel, was tested in 32 patients with stress urinary incontinence due to intrinsic sphincter deficiency (ISD).
The patient most likely has intrinsic sphincter deficiency. Individuals with urethral hyper-mobility as in genuine stress incontinence report leakage with vigorous activity.