Surgical treatment for female stress urinary incontinence: what is the gold-standard procedure?

  title={Surgical treatment for female stress urinary incontinence: what is the gold-standard procedure?},
  author={Maurizio Serati and Stefano Salvatore and Stefano Uccella and Walter Artibani and Giacomo Novara and Linda Cardozo and Pierfrancesco Bolis},
  journal={International Urogynecology Journal},
In the last few years, the Burch colposuspension and the fascial slings were often defined from the pages of the most relevant journals of general medicine, as gold-standard procedures for the surgical treatment of stress urinary incontinence (SUI), whereas mid-urethral slings (tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) and tension-free vaginal tape obturator) were attributed a marginal and almost experimental role in this field. This poorly reflect the current scenario of the surgical management of SUI… CONTINUE READING
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