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Taken in aggregate, the apparent weight of the available evidence suggests that sling procedures are probably more efficacious than retropubic bladder neck suspensions.
Webster added that the BioArc SP sling procedure is both minimally invasive and can be completed in a short period of time.
At a mean follow-up of 21 months, 71 of 93 (76%) women who underwent a single-incision mini-sling procedure reported treatment failure, defined as overall incontinence, compared with 70 of 109 (64%) women who underwent a retropubic midurethral sling procedure, Dr.
Kovac, who developed the PBS sling procedure more than 20 years ago, said that more than 350,000 have been performed worldwide, and that in all that time he hasn't seen a single case of osteomyelitis or osteitis pubis in any of his patients who underwent the procedure.
They have a problem with voiding after a sling procedure, and you may want to stay away from a retropubic approach," Dr.
Macroplastique may be used for patients even if other incontinence treatments such as a sling procedure have failed.
Although the intraoperative complication rate was low--6%--a cystoscopy should be performed immediately after the sling procedure to rule out any inadvertent urogenital injury, Dr.
The urethral sling procedure is the main choice for women with severe stress incontinence.
The sling procedure is gaining acceptance as a primary method to treat stress incontinence; however the current abdominal sling approach is very invasive and results in higher morbidity," said Peter Bick, M.
Older women who undergo Burch colposuspension or pubovaginal sling procedure for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence can expect perioperative outcomes similar to those for younger women, but they are more likely to experience continued symptoms and to need retreatment by 2 years, based on a secondary analysis involving 655 women.
She also had a Laser Labiaplasty and a sling procedure to cure her incontinence.