Comparison of transobturator sling procedures for genuine stress urinary incontinence in the short to medium term


Pelviperineology 2007;26(2):82-83

This report is a retrospective audit that compares the use of 3 different slings to treat stress incontinence using the transobturator approach in the hands of a single surgeon. There is a highly significant reduction in incontinence in all patients undergoing a transoburator sling. There was no difference in the short term and medium outcomes by objective and subjective assessment. The most common complication noted was urgency incontinence.

Keywords: Plastination; Stress incontinence; Transobturator; Outcomes; Complications.