Hysterectomy and risk of stress-urinary-incontinence surgery: nationwide cohort study

  title={Hysterectomy and risk of stress-urinary-incontinence surgery: nationwide cohort study},
  author={D. Altman and F. Granath and S. Cnattingius and C. Falconer},
  journal={The Lancet},
  • D. Altman, F. Granath, +1 author C. Falconer
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • BACKGROUND Hysterectomy for benign indications has been associated with an increased risk for lower-urinary-tract sequela, but results have been inconclusive. We aimed to establish the risk for stress-urinary-incontinence surgery after hysterectomy for benign indications. METHODS We did a nationwide, population-based, cohort study from 1973 to 2003 in Sweden. We identified our population from the Swedish Inpatient Registry. We selected 165 260 women who had undergone hysterectomy (exposed… CONTINUE READING
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