Laparoscopic colposuspension versus vaginal suburethral slingplasty: a randomised prospective trial.

@article{Foote2006LaparoscopicCV,
  title={Laparoscopic colposuspension versus vaginal suburethral slingplasty: a randomised prospective trial.},
  author={Andrew J. Foote and Vicky Maughan and Claire Carne},
  journal={The Australian & New Zealand journal of obstetrics & gynaecology},
  year={2006},
  volume={46 6},
  pages={
          517-20
        }
}
BACKGROUND This study aimed to determine if laparoscopic colposuspension (LC) was as effective as vaginal suburethral slingplasty (SPARC). METHODS Ninety-seven women with urodynamic stress incontinence were prospectively randomised to LC (n=48) or SPARC (n=49). Outcome measures were measured at, baseline, six months (n=87) and two years (n=58), and comprised leakage episodes per week and visual analogue scale (VAS) of incontinence severity. The LC and SPARC groups at baseline had similar… CONTINUE READING