When you’re living with Medtronic bladder control therapy, your journey enters a new stage. But that doesn’t mean you won’t occasionally have questions or need support. Here you can find all you need to stay informed, connected, and encouraged as you find relief and get on with your life.
In addition to risks related to surgery, InterStimTM system complications can include pain at the implant sites, new pain, infection, lead (thin wire) movement/migration, device problems, undesirable changes in urinary or bowel function, and uncomfortable stimulation (sometimes described as a jolting or shocking feeling). Adverse events with the NUROTM system are typically temporary, and include mild pain, minor inflammation and bleeding near treatment site. Talk with your doctor about ways to minimize these risks.
Leede Research, “Views on OAB: A Study for the National Association of Continence.” December 16, 2015.
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