Hysterectomy and urinary incontinence: a systematic review

  title={Hysterectomy and urinary incontinence: a systematic review},
  author={J. Brown and G. Sawaya and D. Thom and D. Grady},
  journal={The Lancet},
  • J. Brown, G. Sawaya, +1 author D. Grady
  • Published 2000
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • BACKGROUND Serious complications after hysterectomy are estimated to occur in around six women per 10,000 hysterectomies in the USA. We did a systematic review of evidence that hysterectomy is associated with urinary incontinence. METHODS We identified English-language and non-English-language articles registered on MEDLINE from January, 1966, to December, 1997, did manual review of references, and consulted specialists. We identified 45 articles reporting on the association of urinary… CONTINUE READING
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