Variations in stress incontinence and prolapse management by surgeon specialty.

@article{Anger2006VariationsIS,
  title={Variations in stress incontinence and prolapse management by surgeon specialty.},
  author={Jennifer T Anger and Mark S. Litwin and Qin Wang and Chris L. Pashos and Larissa V. Rodr{\'i}guez},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2006},
  volume={178 4 Pt 1},
  pages={
          1411-7
        }
}
PURPOSE Numerous studies have documented a relationship between provider specialty and outcomes for surgical procedures. In this study we sought to determine the effect of surgeon specialty on outcomes of sling surgery for women with stress urinary incontinence. MATERIALS AND METHODS We analyzed the 1999 to 2001 Medicare claims data from a 5% national random sample of Medicare beneficiaries. Women 65 years or older who underwent a sling procedure between July 1, 1999 and December 31, 2000… CONTINUE READING
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