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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Long Term Follow-up Of The Tendinous Urethral Support: An Anatomical Approach For Stress Urinary Incontinence [seguimiento A Largo Plazo Del Soporte Uretral Tendinoso: Un Enfoque Anatómico Para Incontinencia Urinaria De Esfuerzo]
Author: Palma P.
Riccetto C.
Fraga R.
Martins M.
Reges R.
de Oliveira M.
Rodrigues Netto N.
Abstract: Sling procedures have been around for decades in the management female stress urinary incontinence (SUI), but only in the past decade they have become the preferred technique. Minimally invasive procedures are the procedure of choice in many centers for your efficacy and low morbidity. The tendinous urethral support (TUS) represents an anatomical approach that consists in placing a midurethral low tension tape anchored to the tendinous arc bilaterally. From February 1999 to October 2000, 25 female patients (mean age: 53 years old), with SUI underwent TUS procedure, and 23 were available for follow-up. Those patients were followed until 72 months. After six months, 20 (87%) patients were dry, 2 (8.7%) improved and 1 (4.3%) incontinent. However, at the last evaluation, 15 (65.2%) vestigation.
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Date Issue: 2007
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