Vol. 4, Issue 1 (2019)
Efficacy of trans-Obturator tension-free vaginal tape by using inside-out technique for stress urinary incontinence: A retrospective study
Author(s): Pendiyala Anusha Lakshmi, Ravikanth GO, Anurupa Devarasetty, Purushotham, Geeta J Doppa
Abstract: Background: Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is defined as involuntary urine leakage on effort or exertion or on sneezing or coughing. Trans obturator tape provides a firm platform support, but without any tension, under the midurethra have become very successful. The aim of the study is to evaluate the effectiveness of transobturator tension free vaginal tape in the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence. Methods: This retrospective study was conducted on 50 patients from 2010 to 2017 who underwent transobturator tension free vaginal tape repair with inside out technique for stress urinary incontinence. Results: The mean age was 52 years in study group. Post-operative assessment done by cough stress test and measuring residual volume, voiding volume. There was no stress incontinence noted on tests. Success rate was seen in 50 patients. Conclusion: Transobturator tension free vaginal tape repair is an effective management for stress urinary incontinence with high success rate.
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