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AIIMS-Bhubaneswar Introduces Advanced Service for Artificial Urinary Sphincter Implantation

Bhubaneswar: AIIMS-Bhubaneswar has achieved yet another milestone in healthcare innovation with the launch of a state-of-the-art service for the placement of Artificial Urinary Sphincters (AUS). This groundbreaking facility, a first-of-its-kind in Odisha, promises new hope and improved quality of life for patients grappling with severe urinary incontinence.

The Artificial Urinary Sphincter implantation procedure is widely recognized as a gold standard treatment for urinary incontinence that has proven resistant to conventional therapies. This service caters particularly to patients who have experienced urinary incontinence due to prostate surgery, spinal cord injuries, or other underlying conditions affecting urinary control.

Executive Director, Prof. (Dr.) Ashutosh Biswas, lauded the team of doctors for their pioneering efforts, stating, “The Department of Urology at AIIMS-Bhubaneswar has consistently delivered world-class care at the forefront of technology and innovation. With the introduction of the AUS implantation service, the people of Odisha and Eastern India will now have access to this advanced treatment locally.”

The AUS program at AIIMS-Bhubaneswar will be led by a team of highly skilled urologists and surgeons trained in the latest techniques and equipped with state-of-the-art technology. Dr. Sambit Tripathy, Assistant Professor in the Department of Urology, expressed, “The initiation of the AUS implantation service represents a pivotal step in our commitment to offering comprehensive and advanced medical treatments.”

Dr. Prasant Nayak, Professor and Head of the Department of Urology, emphasized the department’s dedication to providing patients with the best possible outcomes and enhancing their quality of life. He expressed gratitude to Prof. (Dr.) Ashutosh Biswas for his unwavering support in bringing cutting-edge urological care to the people of Odisha.

AIIMS Bhubaneswar has equipped itself with the latest medical technologies to ensure the highest standards of safety and efficacy for all procedures performed within this new service. The hospital also plans to conduct regular follow-up clinics and support groups to assist patients during their recovery process.

Patients seeking more information about the Artificial Urinary Sphincter implantation service at AIIMS Bhubaneswar or wishing to schedule an appointment can contact the Urology Department at AIIMS, Bhubaneswar.

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