How long does it take to prepare for surgery and have a system implanted?
How many check-ups will be required after surgery?
How soon after the surgery can I start using the Bladder Control System?
Is the implant noticeable to others?
Is the surgery painful?
What are the chances of the body rejecting the implant?
What are the criteria for receiving the Finetech-Brindley Bladder 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 the device:
- Skeletally mature (generally, aged over 18)
- A complete spinal cord lesion. Those with incomplete lesion may experience pain when they stimulate the implant.
- Neurologically stable
- Intact reflex bladder contractions (this will be assessed during video-urodynamic studies of the bladder)
- 12 months post-injury to ensure stable lesion
What does the device feel like?
What happens during surgery?
What happens right after surgery?
Where and how can I get the product if I am living outside of the UK?
We have many business contacts around the world. Please contact us and we will help you find the right person to contact.
Where can I get more information about the product?
Why choose the Finetech-Brindley Bladder Control System?
- The Finetech-Brindley Bladder Control System can increase bladder capacity and improve bladder emptying resulting in a substantial decrease in wetness, odour, and skin irritation.
- It eliminates the need for urethral catheterisation and reduces urinary tract infections.
- It improves urinary continence and bowel function.
- The product rebuilds confidence, increases independence and improves the quality of life to the patient.
- For more benefits, please contact us.
Will I still be able to have an MRI scan with an implant?
Will the implant ever need to be replaced?