Ultrasound assessment of mid-urethra tape at three-year follow-up after tension-free vaginal tape procedure.

@article{Lo2004UltrasoundAO,
  title={Ultrasound assessment of mid-urethra tape at three-year follow-up after tension-free vaginal tape procedure.},
  author={Tsia-Shu Lo and S. J. Horng and C C Liang and Shu-Jane Lee and Y S Soong},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2004},
  volume={63 4},
  pages={671-5}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the anatomic changes in the polypropylene mesh sling after a tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) procedure using introital ultrasonography in a prospective study. METHODS Eighty women with genuine stress incontinence but without pelvic relaxation syndrome underwent surgery. Introital ultrasound evaluation of the mid-urethra TVTs was performed after surgery. RESULTS Of the 70 women available for evaluation at postoperative year 3, 62 (88.5%) were objectively cured and 6… CONTINUE READING

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