SURGICAL-TREATMENT OF URINARY STRESS-INCONTINENCE BY A SUBURETHRAL SLING PROCEDURE USING A MERSILENE MESH GRAFT


GUNER H., YILDIZ A., ERDEM A., ERDEM M., TIFTIK Z., YILDIRIM M.

GYNECOLOGIC AND OBSTETRIC INVESTIGATION, vol.37, no.1, pp.52-55, 1994 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 37 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 1994
  • Doi Number: 10.1159/000292521
  • Title of Journal : GYNECOLOGIC AND OBSTETRIC INVESTIGATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.52-55

Abstract

A suburethral sling procedure using a Mersilene mesh has been performed in 24 patients. Six patients had recurrent incontinence after an unsuccessful past operation. A postoperative follow-up was done for an average of 24 months. Twenty-three patients were free of symptoms, while only 1 patient had recurrent incontinence. The suburethral sling procedure can be applied to all patients, particularly for recurrent stress urinary incontinence, with reasonable cure rates when performed with a proper technique.