Journal article

AdVance male urethral sling: medium-term results in an Australian cohort

Alexander Papachristos, Sarah Mann, Kay Talbot, Daniel Moon

ANZ JOURNAL OF SURGERY | WILEY | Published : 2018

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Since 2008, the AdVance male urethral sling has emerged as a minimally invasive option for stress urinary incontinence. We aimed to evaluate the success of the AdVance sling using validated continence outcome measures. METHODS: A total of 72 patients treated with the AdVance sling completed validated questionnaires reporting on quality of life and functional outcomes. Incontinence was assessed according to pad weight, pad usage per day (PPD), International Consultation on Incontinence Questionnaire scores and Patient Global Impression of Improvement scores. RESULTS: At a median 52-month follow-up, 37 (51%) patients were pad free or used a security pad; 18 (25%) used ≥50% fewer PP..

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