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“The Bladder Control System gave my life back to me”Amanda Boxtel
 
“My bladder does not dominate my life anymore”.
Jo Wright
 
“I can’t remember when I last had a UTI” Lesley
 
"The number of infections that I have had since implanting this device can be counted on the fingers of one hand" Martin

 

Who can benefit from the bladder control system?

Candidates for the system are individuals who have a clinically complete spinal cord injury with resulting paraplegia or quadriplegia. The following list includes some of guidelines for patient selection:

  • Skeletally mature
  • Intact reflex bladder contractions
  • 12 months post-injury to ensure stable lesion 
  • A clinically complete spinal cord lesion
  • Good support network

The Finetech-Brindley Bladder System is CONTRAINDICATED for patients with the following characteristics: 

  • Poor or inadequate bladder reflexes
  • Active or recurrent pressure ulcers
  • Active sepsis (blood poisoning)
  • Implanted cardiac pacemaker


Further Information

For Sacral Anterior Root Stimulator (SARS) clinical paper references please follow this link.

The implantation of this device can take between 6 & 8 hours. This surgery requires specialist training to build up knowledge of this system. The ideal surgical team would be a neuro-urology team to successfully implant and monitor the patient before, during and after the operation.

What to do next?

For more information on training and the system, please contact us.

Related Topics

Bladder Management post Spinal Cord Injury read more here

Treatment & Diagnosis read more here

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