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Pubovaginal sling surgery

Pubovaginal sling surgery

Pubovaginal sling surgery: Pubovaginal sling surgery involves a small abdominal incision above the pubic bone to extract a section of abdominal fibrous tissue and make it into a sling to hold the bladder neck in place.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Pubovaginal sling surgery

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Pubovaginal sling surgery:

  • Stress urinary incontinence

Non-Surgical Options: Pubovaginal sling surgery

These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing Pubovaginal sling surgery:

  • Pelvic floor muscle exercise
  • Bladder training
  • Medication
  • Dietary changes
  • Electrical stimulation of pelvic floor muscles
  • Urethral inserts
  • Bladder pessary (holder)
  • Urethral injections of bulking materials

Other Surgical Options: Pubovaginal sling surgery

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Pubovaginal sling surgery may include these surgeries:

Anesthetic Requirements for Pubovaginal sling surgery

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Pubovaginal sling surgery may include:

Procedure Complications: Pubovaginal sling surgery

Possible surgical complications of Pubovaginal sling surgery may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Pubovaginal sling surgery

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: This surgery has a high success rate. It is contraindicated in women with urge urinary incontinence.

Pubovaginal sling surgery: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Pubovaginal sling surgery) include:

  • Percutaneous sling surgery

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