Journal article

Fractional CO2 laser for treatment of stress urinary incontinence.

Fariba Behnia-Willison, Tran TT Nguyen, Behrang Mohamadi, Thierry G Vancaillie, Alan Lam, Nadia N Willison, Jett Zivkovic, Richard J Woodman, Monika M Skubisz

European Journal of Obstetrics && Gynecology and Reproductive Biology: X | Published : 2019

Abstract

Objectives: To evaluate the impact of trans-vaginal fractional CO2 laser treatment on symptoms of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in women. Study design: Women clinically diagnosed with SUI preferring non-surgical treatment were recruited to the study. Fractional CO2 laser system (MonaLisa T, DEKA) treatments were administered trans-vaginally every 4-6 weeks for a total of three treatments. Response to treatment was assessed at baseline (T1), at 3 months after treatment completion (T2) and at 12-24-month follow-up (T3) using the Australian Pelvic Floor Questionnaire (APFQ). The primary outcome was changes in reported symptoms of SUI. Secondary outcomes assessed included bladder function, u..

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