Surgical Treatment for Men with SUI

Bulking Agents

Injections Bulking Agents Men

If you suffer from SUI, your doctor may recommend treatment with bulking agents. These are injected into your urethral wall so that the urethra is compressed and can better resist the pressure of a full bladder. The bulking agent is injected as a liquid that then hardens into a spongy material to strengthen the urethral wall. Bulking agents can consist of synthetic materials such as bovine collagen, or be made of human tissue. The effect of the procedure will wear off with time.

When should I consider a bulking agent?

Injection with bulking agents is recommended if you are unfit for other treatments, or you prefer to be treated with bulking agents.

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Read more about bulking agents and what to expect after the procedure. This section shows an illustration of the procedure.

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