Treatment / Bulking Agents

Injecting substances just outside the urethra to enable better closure
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  • This is an operation to inject  into the wall of your urethra (water-pipe) to enable better closure of the urethra and thereby  treat stress urinary incontinence
  • It is normally done as a day-case or 24hour stay  with quick recovery time and return back to work
  • The success rate in improving or curing incontinence can be in the order of 50 to 70% which  is probably not as good  as other more invasive procedures
  • Some times repeat injections may be needed

For a detailed leaflet published by British Association of Urological Surgeons on this procedure, please click  Bulking Agents Injection’