Boston Scientific AdVance™ XP Male Sling System

Retrourethral Bladder Sling

At a Glance

  • Intended for adult male stress urinary incontinence
  • For patients with mild to moderate SUI (less than 4 pads per day)
  • Made of synthetic mesh and placed entirely inside the body
  • Most patients are continent immediately following the procedure

The Details

This retrourethral sling is implanted utilizing a transobturator placement technique where the mesh is placed around the pubic bones underneath the urethra. The urethra is the tube through which urine passes from the bladder to the outside of the body.

Urologist Consult Required

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What to know about Boston Scientific AdVance™ XP Male Sling System

How it Works

The sling acts as a ‘‘hammock,’’ repositioning and supporting the urethra to help restore normal bladder control.

Who is it for?

The AdVance™ XP Male Sling System is intended for adult male stress urinary incontinence


Studies on the AdVance Male Sling show long-term success rates up to 89.4% in patients with mild to severe SUI. 92% of patients who received an AdVance Sling would undergo the procedure again. In a study of 399 patients, 83% were cured (0 postoperative pad use after surgery)

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Boston Scientific AdVance™ XP Male Sling System Side Effects

Possible side effects include but are not limited to device failure, urinary retention, post-operative pain, irritation at the wound site, and foreign body response.

Good to know

At your urologist’s discretion, you can resume normal daily activities within 1 to 2 weeks after your procedure

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