A randomized trial comparing tension-free vaginal tape with tension-free vaginal tape-obturator: 36-month results

@article{Palva2010ART,
  title={A randomized trial comparing tension-free vaginal tape with tension-free vaginal tape-obturator: 36-month results},
  author={Kirsi Palva and Kirsi Rinne and Pauliina Aukee and Aarre Kivel{\"a} and Eija Laurikainen and Teuvo Takala and Antti Valpas and Carl Gustaf Nilsson},
  journal={International Urogynecology Journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={21},
  pages={1049-1055}
}
Introduction and hypothesisThis is a randomized multicenter study comparing two mid-urethra tape procedures, the tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) with the tension-free vaginal tape-obturator (TVT-O) in terms of cure rate and complication rate.MethodsSeven Finnish hospitals participated. Power calculations required 130 women in each group to detect a 10% difference in cure rate. A total of 267 underwent the allocated operation. Follow-up was scheduled at 2, 12, 36 and 60 months. A cough stress… CONTINUE READING

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