Persistent groin pain following a trans-obturator sling procedure for stress urinary incontinence: a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge

@article{Hazewinkel2008PersistentGP,
  title={Persistent groin pain following a trans-obturator sling procedure for stress urinary incontinence: a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge},
  author={Menke H. Hazewinkel and Piet Hinoul and Jan Paul Roovers},
  journal={International Urogynecology Journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={20},
  pages={363-365}
}
Groin pain after a tension-free vaginal tape–obturator (TVT-O) procedure can occur but mostly disappears within 4 weeks. Persistent groin pain is extremely rare and there is a paucity of literature on how to diagnose and manage this adverse event. We present two cases with severe persistent groin pain after uncomplicated TVT-O, in which magnetic resonance imaging and electromyography did not reveal the cause. We concluded that the tape entrapped or cut through peripheral branches of the… CONTINUE READING
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