pubovaginal sling


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pubovaginal sling

a support constructed of rectoabdominal fascia or synthetic mesh used to stabilize the bladder in treatment of stress incontinence.
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Pubovaginal slings require an 8-cm lower-abdominal incision, general or regional anesthesia, and hospitalization (usually).
Comparison of the treatment outcome of pubovaginal sling, tension-free vaginal tape and transobturator tape for stress urinary incontinence with intrinsic sphincter deficiency.
Comparison of the treatment outcome of pubovaginal sling, tension-free vaginal tape, and transobturator tape for stress urinary incontinence with intrinsic sphincter deficiency.
Although many urologists prefer salvage autologous fascial pubovaginal sling (PVS) after MUS failure, there is a lack of evidence supporting this approach.
Petrou performed a second suburethral, pubovaginal sling procedure in 14 women who remained incontinent after initial sling surgery.
Burch suspension), synthetic midurethral sling (MUS), and the pubovaginal sling (PVS).
Although, as the authors of this Update discuss, there are several surgical approaches to stress urinary incontinence (tension-free vaginal tape, suprapubic urethral support sling, transobturator tape, pubovaginal sling placed at the bladder neck), coding for the procedure is limited to a single Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code when surgery is performed via a vaginal approach.
Preoperative urodynamic evaluation may predict voiding dysfunction in women undergoing pubovaginal sling.
1,2] The authors report that, on medium-term follow-up of 33 women with previous failed continence surgery, pubovaginal sling was associated with a significant reduction in pad usage and good patient satisfaction rates.
The long-term results of pubovaginal sling surgery using acellular cross-linked porcine dermis in the treatment of urodynamic stress incontinence.
Perhaps the most notable is the SISTEr Trial comparing the Burch to the autologous pubovaginal sling (PVS).