Journal article

TVT Abbrevo and Miniarc suburethral sling in women with stress urinary incontinence - A randomised controlled trial

Joan Melendez-Munoz, Meirav Braverman, Anna Rosamilia, Natharnia Young, Alison Leitch, Joseph K-S Lee

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY AND REPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY | ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV | Published : 2018

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Single incision slings (SIS) were introduced in an attempt to decrease the complications associated with retropubic and transobturator slings. The TVT Abbrevo is a modification of the TVT-O with a reduced length and less immediate postoperative pain. The Miniarc SIS has been shown to be equivalent to outside-in transobturator sling, Monarc at 12 month follow-up. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate objective and subjective outcomes of MiniArc SIS and TVT Abbrevo midurethral sling (MUS) in women with stress urinary incontinence. METHODS: Female subjects who were assessed and referred for stress urinary incontinence surgery were eligible to participate in this study. Exclusion criteria include..

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