New minimally invasive slings: TVT Secur.

@article{Molden2008NewMI,
  title={New minimally invasive slings: TVT Secur.},
  author={Stephanie M Molden and Vincent R. Lucente},
  journal={Current urology reports},
  year={2008},
  volume={9 5},
  pages={358-61}
}
Single-incision slings are now approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. TVT Secur (Ethicon, Somerville, NJ), the first mini sling available for use, offers a minimally invasive approach to the surgical treatment of stress incontinence, with its greatest benefit being reduced patient discomfort in the immediate postoperative period. Although little data are available regarding the safety and efficacy of this new generation of slings, TVT Secur appears to be relatively safe. Long-term… CONTINUE READING

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