Are there any factors predicting the cure and complication rates of tension-free vaginal tape?

@article{Cetinel2004AreTA,
  title={Are there any factors predicting the cure and complication rates of tension-free vaginal tape?},
  author={Bulent Cetinel and Oktay Demirkesen and B{\"u}lent Onal and Emre Akkuş and Cabir Alan and G{\"u}nay Can},
  journal={International Urogynecology Journal},
  year={2004},
  volume={15},
  pages={188-193}
}
Predictive factors that could possibly affect the cure and complication rates of tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) in the treatment of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) were investigated. Seventy-five consecutive patients with urodynamically proven SUI and who had undergone a TVT operation were evaluated according to a follow-up protocol. Median age was 51.2 (33–69). Thirteen (17%) of the patients had had previous anti-incontinence surgery. Sixteen (21%) patients had complained of pure stress and… CONTINUE READING