Device aids older men with leaky bladder

Wed, 28 Feb 2007 07:34 AM EST

... NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Inserting an artificial sphincter around the outlet of the bladder can improve the urine leakage that many elderly men experience following removal of the prostate gland for cancer and other diseases, according to a report in the journal Urology. The results suggest that age in itself is not a barrier to this treatment. ...