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In this retrospective study, a comparison is made of the clinical efficacy of two stress urinary incontinence treatment apparatuses, a single-incision sling and a transobturator sling. Eighty-five (single-incision n = 43, transobturator n = 42) consecutive patients were included in this study. Clinical outcomes were assessed by the cough stress test (CST),(More)
OBJECTIVE The study aimed to explore the changes in mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) copy number, collagen, and matrix metalloproteinase (MMPs) expression with pelvic organ prolapse (POP) in the uterosacral ligaments of premenopausal women. MATERIALS AND METHODS A group of 56 premenopausal women, all younger than 52 years of age, were enrolled in this study.(More)
OBJECTIVE To ascertain whether low preoperational maximal urethral closure pressure (MUCP) affects the outcomes of single incision sling (SIS) procedures and changes MUCP values postsurgery. MATERIAL AND METHODS There were 112 (MUCP ≥ 40 cmH2O, n = 88; MUCP < 40 cmH2O, n = 24) consecutive women with urodynamic stress incontinence who had undergone SIS(More)
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