The Artificial Urethral Sphincter Port System (AUS™) is designed for veterinary patients, dogs and cats for the long-term relief of sphincter mechanism incontinence that is unresponsive to medical management.
The device employs a silicone cuff placed around the proximal urethra and filled with variable amounts of saline to provide mechanical obstruction to urine flow through the urethra. The degree of resistance to flow is adjusted using a subcutaneous access/injection port that is subcutaneously placed on the inner thigh. There is no exit site.
COMPONENTS OF THE KIT
The AUS•Port system has 2 components: a titanium access port manufactured by Norfolk Vet Products and a silicone AUS occluder catheter manufactured by Holly Specialty Products.
For your convenience the AUS•Port System – the access port, occluder and accessories – are packaged as a sterile kit complete with Huber point accessing needles, surgical suggestions and instructions for use.
AUS ACCESS PORT
Positioned subcutaneously in the inner thigh & connected to the AUS occluder catheter
– allows percutaneously controlled, incremental hydraulic occlusion of the AUS occluder catheter
Available in three sizes to suit all patient sizes
– light weight, biocompatible shape and material
AUS OCCLUDER CATHETER
Customized catheter in a range of lumen sizes, and in two cuff widths to suit all patient sizes
– provides mechanical control of the pelvic urethra to control incontinence