Patient Outcomes following Artificial Urinary Sphincter Placement in Male Patients


About this study

The purpose of this study is to create a Mayo Clinic AUS research database with follow-up through 4 months.  To eventually evaluate other risk factors for AUS complications, including prior treatments, comorbidities and obesity.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Males who have developed stress urinary incontinence (SUI) following either radical prostatectomy and/or radiation therapy for prostate cancer  
  • Males who have developed SUI following transurethral resection for benign prostate enlargement. 
  • All patients must be otherwise candidates for the artificial Urinary Sphincter (AUS) 
  • Must pass preoperative evaluation and have their artificial Urinary Sphincter (AUS) at Mayo Clinic

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Male patients will be included in the database since the number of female artificial urinary sphincter cases is exceedingly rare with less than one/5 years
  • Subjects who refuse access to their records for research


Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Daniel Elliott, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

Contact information:

Daniel Elliott M.D.


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