Anatomical and functional results of pubovaginal sling procedure using polypropylene mesh for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence.

@article{Kuo2001AnatomicalAF,
  title={Anatomical and functional results of pubovaginal sling procedure using polypropylene mesh for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence.},
  author={Hann-Chorng Kuo},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2001},
  volume={166 1},
  pages={
          152-7
        }
}
PURPOSE The anatomical and functional results of pubovaginal sling procedure using polypropylene mesh were investigated. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 50 women with stress urinary incontinence, including 26 with type 2, 7 with mixed type 2/3 and 17 with type 3 disease, underwent the pubovaginal sling procedure using polypropylene mesh. A self-fashioned 2 cm. polypropylene mesh sling was used in all cases. The slings were fixed without tension at each side of the bladder neck. The sling was… CONTINUE READING
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