Open surgery versus minimally invasive alternatives in the management of stress incontinence


Journal Article

The procedure selected for the management of stress urinary incontinence should be dictated primarily by the cause of the incontinence (vesical neck hypermobility or intrinsic sphincter deficiency), by surgical outcome (durabilty of the repair) and by the morbidity (often dictated by the degree of invasiveness). No single procedure satisfies each of these goals and in this review we will present the most frequently used alternatives and their outcomes.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Waxman, SW; Webster, GD

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 4 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 201 - 204

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0963-0643

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00042307-199407000-00005

Citation Source

  • Scopus