Midurethral sling procedures for stress urinary incontinence in women over 80 years

Kobi Stav, P L Dwyer, Anna Rosamilia, Lore Schierlitz, Yik Lim, Joseph Lee

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Aims: To compare the safety and efficacy of midurethral sling surgery for management of urinary stress incontinence in women over 80 years versus younger women. Methods: 1225 consecutive women with urodynamic stress incontinence had a synthetic midurethral sling (955 retropubic, 270 transobturator) at our institution between 1999 and 2007. Ninety one percent (n = 1112) of the patients were interviewed via phone call with a structured questionnaire and were included in the analysis. The mean follow-up was 50 ? 24 months (range 12- 114). Comparison between elderly (=80 years, n = 96) and younger patients (
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1262 - 1266
Number of pages5
JournalNeurourology and Urodynamics
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes

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