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The finger should be used to bluntly dissect a space in the retropubic region, with a goal of fitting an arm of the sling fully into the retropubic space on each side (Fig.
The edges of both arms of the retropubic sling were identified bilaterally and then dissected up towards the pubocervical fascia and the retropubic space without entry into the space.
In the more rare situation where those pelvic areas of the mesh are associated with pain, I favor a laparoscopic approach to the retropubic space to facilitate minimally invasive removal.
5,46,47) Modifications to the TVT have been in response to these complications and clinicians' concern about passing trocars blindly through the retropubic space.
The insertion of shorter synthetic slings via a single vaginal incision avoids the retropubic space and obturator foramen, or groin muscles, in order to minimize postoperative pain and decrease operative time.
The slings I prefer are placed in a bottom-up fashion, with curved needles passed from a small vaginal incision up through the retropubic space to exit through two suprapubic incisions.
Carry out dissection laterally and anteriorly until you encounter the endopelvic fascia, then incise the endopelvic fascia and dissect it from the posterior surface of the pubis to enter the retropubic space.
Orthopedic surgeons may have concerns about internal hardware infection used in pelvic fixation due to urine extravasation into the retropubic space from SP tubes.
The TVT procedure utilizes a bottom-up approach, with curved needles being passed from a small vaginal incision up through the retropubic space to exit through two suprapubic incisions.
how a surgeon would view the ligaments in the retropubic space during a radical prostatectomy).