Suburethral Slings: Support structures, made from natural or synthetic materials, that are implanted below the URETHRA to treat URINARY STRESS INCONTINENCE.Urinary Incontinence, Stress: Involuntary discharge of URINE as a result of physical activities that increase abdominal pressure on the URINARY BLADDER without detrusor contraction or overdistended bladder. The subtypes are classified by the degree of leakage, descent and opening of the bladder neck and URETHRA without bladder contraction, and sphincter deficiency.Surgical Mesh: Any woven or knit material of open texture used in surgery for the repair, reconstruction, or substitution of tissue. The mesh is usually a synthetic fabric made of various polymers. It is occasionally made of metal.Urethra: A tube that transports URINE from the URINARY BLADDER to the outside of the body in both the sexes. It also has a reproductive function in the male by providing a passage for SPERM.Surgical Tape: A flat, flexible strip of material used to cover or fasten together damaged tissue.Polypropylenes: Propylene or propene polymers. Thermoplastics that can be extruded into fibers, films or solid forms. They are used as a copolymer in plastics, especially polyethylene. The fibers are used for fabrics, filters and surgical sutures.Urologic Surgical Procedures: Surgery performed on the urinary tract or its parts in the male or female. For surgery of the male genitalia, UROLOGIC SURGICAL PROCEDURES, MALE is available.Athletic Tape: Adhesive tape with the mechanical strength to resist stretching. It is applied to the skin to support, stabilize, and restrict movement to aid healing and/or prevent injuries of MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM.Tape Recording: Recording of information on magnetic or punched paper tape.Urodynamics: The mechanical laws of fluid dynamics as they apply to urine transport.Urinary Sphincter, Artificial: An artifical implanted device, usually in the form of an inflatable silicone cuff, inserted in or around the bladder neck in the surgical treatment of urinary incontinence caused by sphincter weakness. Often it is placed around the bulbous urethra in adult males. The artificial urinary sphincter is considered an alternative to urinary diversion.Urinary Incontinence: Involuntary loss of URINE, such as leaking of urine. It is a symptom of various underlying pathological processes. Major types of incontinence include URINARY URGE INCONTINENCE and URINARY STRESS INCONTINENCE.Quality of Life: A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.Vagina: The genital canal in the female, extending from the UTERUS to the VULVA. (Stedman, 25th ed)Fascia: Layers of connective tissue of variable thickness. The superficial fascia is found immediately below the skin; the deep fascia invests MUSCLES, nerves, and other organs.Urinary Incontinence, Urge: Involuntary discharge of URINE that is associated with an abrupt and strong desire to void. It is usually related to the involuntary contractions of the detrusor muscle of the bladder (detrusor hyperreflexia or detrusor instability).Fecal Incontinence: Failure of voluntary control of the anal sphincters, with involuntary passage of feces and flatus.Incontinence Pads: Absorbent pads used for URINARY INCONTINENCE and usually worn as underpants or pants liners by the ELDERLY.Pelvic Floor Disorders: Injury, weakening, or PROLAPSE of the pelvic muscles, surrounding connective tissues or ligaments (PELVIC FLOOR).Pelvic Floor: Soft tissue formed mainly by the pelvic diaphragm, which is composed of the two levator ani and two coccygeus muscles. The pelvic diaphragm lies just below the pelvic aperture (outlet) and separates the pelvic cavity from the PERINEUM. It extends between the PUBIC BONE anteriorly and the COCCYX posteriorly.Clinical Clerkship: Undergraduate education programs for second- , third- , and fourth-year students in health sciences in which the students receive clinical training and experience in teaching hospitals or affiliated health centers.Students, Medical: Individuals enrolled in a school of medicine or a formal educational program in medicine.Placenta Previa: Abnormal placentation in which the PLACENTA implants in the lower segment of the UTERUS (the zone of dilation) and may cover part or all of the opening of the CERVIX. It is often associated with serious antepartum bleeding and PREMATURE LABOR.Uterine Prolapse: Downward displacement of the UTERUS. It is classified in various degrees: in the first degree the UTERINE CERVIX is within the vaginal orifice; in the second degree the cervix is outside the orifice; in the third degree the entire uterus is outside the orifice.Rectocele: Herniation of the RECTUM into the VAGINA.Needles: Sharp instruments used for puncturing or suturing.Pelvimetry: Measurement of the dimensions and capacity of the pelvis. It includes cephalopelvimetry (measurement of fetal head size in relation to maternal pelvic capacity), a prognostic guide to the management of LABOR, OBSTETRIC associated with disproportion.Surgical Instruments: Hand-held tools or implements used by health professionals for the performance of surgical tasks.Patents as Topic: Exclusive legal rights or privileges applied to inventions, plants, etc.Pelvis: The space or compartment surrounded by the pelvic girdle (bony pelvis). It is subdivided into the greater pelvis and LESSER PELVIS. The pelvic girdle is formed by the PELVIC BONES and SACRUM.Prostheses and Implants: Artificial substitutes for body parts, and materials inserted into tissue for functional, cosmetic, or therapeutic purposes. Prostheses can be functional, as in the case of artificial arms and legs, or cosmetic, as in the case of an artificial eye. Implants, all surgically inserted or grafted into the body, tend to be used therapeutically. IMPLANTS, EXPERIMENTAL is available for those used experimentally.Surgical Stapling: A technique of closing incisions and wounds, or of joining and connecting tissues, in which staples are used as sutures.Dental Implants: Biocompatible materials placed into (endosseous) or onto (subperiosteal) the jawbone to support a crown, bridge, or artificial tooth, or to stabilize a diseased tooth.Drug Implants: Small containers or pellets of a solid drug implanted in the body to achieve sustained release of the drug.Reagent Strips: Narrow pieces of material impregnated or covered with a substance used to produce a chemical reaction. The strips are used in detecting, measuring, producing, etc., other substances. (From Dorland, 28th ed)Laparoscopes: ENDOSCOPES for examining the abdominal and pelvic organs in the peritoneal cavity.Neurosurgical Procedures: Surgery performed on the nervous system or its parts.Umbilicus: The pit in the center of the ABDOMINAL WALL marking the point where the UMBILICAL CORD entered in the FETUS.Treatment Outcome: Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.Valsalva Maneuver: Forced expiratory effort against a closed GLOTTIS.PubMed: A bibliographic database that includes MEDLINE as its primary subset. It is produced by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), part of the NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE. PubMed, which is searchable through NLM's Web site, also includes access to additional citations to selected life sciences journals not in MEDLINE, and links to other resources such as the full-text of articles at participating publishers' Web sites, NCBI's molecular biology databases, and PubMed Central.Periodicals as Topic: A publication issued at stated, more or less regular, intervals.BooksPublishing: "The business or profession of the commercial production and issuance of literature" (Webster's 3d). It includes the publisher, publication processes, editing and editors. Production may be by conventional printing methods or by electronic publishing.MEDLINE: The premier bibliographic database of the NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE. MEDLINE® (MEDLARS Online) is the primary subset of PUBMED and can be searched on NLM's Web site in PubMed or the NLM Gateway. MEDLINE references are indexed with MEDICAL SUBJECT HEADINGS (MeSH).Serial Publications: Publications in any medium issued in successive parts bearing numerical or chronological designations and intended to be continued indefinitely. (ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983, p203)Biological Science Disciplines: All of the divisions of the natural sciences dealing with the various aspects of the phenomena of life and vital processes. The concept includes anatomy and physiology, biochemistry and biophysics, and the biology of animals, plants, and microorganisms. It should be differentiated from BIOLOGY, one of its subdivisions, concerned specifically with the origin and life processes of living organisms.Cystocele: A HERNIA-like condition in which the weakened pelvic muscles cause the URINARY BLADDER to drop from its normal position. Fallen urinary bladder is more common in females with the bladder dropping into the VAGINA and less common in males with the bladder dropping into the SCROTUM.Obstetrics: A medical-surgical specialty concerned with management and care of women during pregnancy, parturition, and the puerperium.Peer Review: An organized procedure carried out by a select committee of professionals in evaluating the performance of other professionals in meeting the standards of their specialty. Review by peers is used by editors in the evaluation of articles and other papers submitted for publication. Peer review is used also in the evaluation of grant applications. It is applied also in evaluating the quality of health care provided to patients.Jervell-Lange Nielsen Syndrome: A form of long QT syndrome that is associated with congenital deafness. It is characterized by abnormal cardioelectrophysiology involving the VOLTAGE-GATED POTASSIUM CHANNEL. It results from mutation of KCNQ1 gene (Subtype 1 or JLN1) or the KCNE1 gene (Subtype 2 or JLN2).Orthodontics: A dental specialty concerned with the prevention and correction of dental and oral anomalies (malocclusion).Peer Review, Research: The evaluation by experts of the quality and pertinence of research or research proposals of other experts in the same field. Peer review is used by editors in deciding which submissions warrant publication, by granting agencies to determine which proposals should be funded, and by academic institutions in tenure decisions.
... sling procedure treats urinary stress incontinence by positioning a polypropylene mesh tape underneath the urethra. ... Ogah J, Cody JD, Rogerson L. Minimally invasive synthetic suburethral sling operations for stress urinary incontinence in women ... www.lawyersandsettlements.com/articles/transvaginal-mesh-tvt-sling/tvt-sling-transvaginal-mesh-9-18650.html#.UXWU6StVTeI ... The readjustable sling consists of a standard synthetic mesh sling combined with sutures that attach to an implantable ...
9. Ogah, J., J.D. Cody, and L. Rogerson, Minimally invasive synthetic suburethral sling operations for stress urinary ... pubovaginal slings, and midurethral tapes in the surgical treatment of female stress urinary incontinence. Eur Urol, 2010. 58(2 ... Position Statement on Mesh Midurethral Slings for Stress Urinary Incontinence. The polypropylene mesh midurethral sling is the ... 3. Polypropylene mesh midurethral slings are the standard of care for the surgical treatment of SUI and represent a great ...
The study population consists of patients who already received an implantation of a sub-urethral surgical mesh (TiLOOP® Tape), ... Quality of Life After Tension Free Transvaginal Sling / Tape Operation With a Titanized Surgical Tape (TiLOOP® Tape). The ... Patients treated with a surgical mesh This arm of study patients is defined by patients treated with a TiLOOP® Tape mesh ... Validation of a new Quality of Life (QoL) questionnaire in a population of patient gaining a TiLOOP® TAPE surgical mesh for ...
... suburethral sling. The Prolene mesh was cut into a tape measuring 30 x 1.5 cm and sterilized by autoclave. The mesh was placed ... tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) slings; and (4) transobturator tape (TOT) slings. ... sling materials, and sling shape. The surgical options include: (1) vaginal wall slings; (2) pubovaginal slings that use ... CONCLUSION: Preliminary results showed that the suburethral transobturator Prolene mesh sling is a safe, efficient, ...
The purpose of this study was to compare the efficacy of a Mersilene mesh suburethral sling for occult stress urinary ... Severe urinary tract injury is a relatively uncommon occurrence after the placement of a tension-free vaginal tape sling. ... Analysis of the mesh and no-mesh women found no difference with respect to overall recurrence (mesh: 19 [59.4%] compared with ... 33 mesh, 32 no mesh) before the study was prematurely halted as a result of a 15.6% mesh exposure rate. At 3 years, 51 of 65 ( ...
Based on these considerations the aim of this trial will be to compare two different approach for sub-urethral sling ... and Safety Between Transobturator and Transvaginal Tape Performed at the Same Time of Anterior Defect Correction With Mesh. ... Mesh anchorage.. Small incision sites in the femoral/pelvic fold. Bilateral transobturator insertion of mesh by means of mono- ... Mesh anchorage.. Small incision sites at sovrapubic level. Bilateral retropubic insertion of mesh by means of mono-use needle. ...
... each having a first mesh portion of polypropylene and a second mesh portion comprising an absorbable material such as poly- ... dioxanone underlying the first mesh portion. One piece is inserted at the endopelvic fascia and the other at the suprapubic ... A mesh pubovaginal sling comprises two mesh pieces, ... Mesh tape with wing-like extensions for treating female urinary ... 624-627 discloses a Suburethral sling anchored to the posterior-inferior aspect of the pubic bone with bone screws placed ...
While the tension-free vaginal tape sling is a nonabsorbable polypropylene mesh, and concern may exist regarding erosion and/or ... A new minimally invasive suburethral sling ("tension-free vaginal tape") has been shown to cause less postoperative morbidity ... Retropubic urethropexies (i.e., Burch laparoscopic and Marshall-Marchetti-Krantz [MMK] procedures) and suburethral slings have ... than traditional surgeries while achieving long-term (five-year) cure rates greater than 86 percent.18 The sling is placed ...
... suburethral explanation free. What is suburethral? Meaning of suburethral medical term. What does suburethral mean? ... Looking for online definition of suburethral in the Medical Dictionary? ... To compare the outcome of suburethral sling procedures (tension-free vaginal tape (TVT), obturator tape (Ob-tape)) for stress ... Aris(TM) is a light, thin mesh that provides long-term suburethral support.. Mentor Launches New Aris Product for Stress ...
... characteristics before tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) for stress incontinence are predictive of a failed outcome. A ... Suburethral Slings*. Treatment Outcome. Urinary Incontinence, Stress / surgery*. From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. ... MeSH Terms. Descriptor/Qualifier: Aged. Aged, 80 and over. Clinical Competence. Cohort Studies. Female. Gynecologic Surgical ... INTRODUCTION: A study was performed to determine which patients characteristics before tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) for ...
We recently developed the Sub Pubic TVT route (TSP) using a small sub urethral sling. Anatomical considerations and short term ... was located in a different plane and at 15 mm distance from the tape while in the literature in the other classic sling ... Is the Use of Synthetic Mesh Safe for Anti-Incontinence Surgery in Patients At High Risk for Erosion? .utlogo1 { display: none ... Nine patients suffered of sling exposition. One hundred and forty-two patients (82.55%) were cured of incontinence. 30 patients ...
... also called mesh patches, vaginal tape, transobturator tape, bladder slings, vaginal slings or suburethral slings) are intended ... the implantation of synthetic mesh kits. Since 2006, our defective transvaginal mesh product lawyers have used our expertise ... If you believe you are or a loved one is suffering complications from a transvaginal mesh product contact us today for a free ... Our product injury lawyers recently settled a group of mesh product cases for over 100 women after one week of trial in federal ...
A medical sling made from material that is suitably shaped for use in a medical application has sides, portions of which are ... The sling permits immediate tissue security through the mesh openings and mesh tangs to initially maintain sling stabilization ... Kovac et al., "Pubic Bone Suburethral Stabilization Sling for Recurrent Urinary Incontinence", Obstetrics and Gynecology, 89(4 ... IVS Tunneller-A Universal Instrument for Intra-Vaginal Tape Placement, Tyco Healthcare UK Limited, Gosport-Hampshire, UK. ...
This pain is usually due to increased tension on the mesh from one side of the urethra to the other. Patients may have pain ... Patients can experience vaginal pain after TOT sling placement. ... Removal of Mesh Tape Suburethral Sling. TOT or TVT Sling ... TOT Sling Complications: Vaginal Pain / Pain During Sex. Bladder sling complications can occur after a TOT sling. One of the ... most common sling complications is vaginal pain or pain during sex. This is due to excessive mesh tension which can be a direct ...
Foreign body reaction in vaginally eroded and noneroded polypropylene suburethral slings in the female: a case series. ... Aim of this study was to investigate the pattern of the foreign body reaction of macroporous polypropylene mesh (MPPM) used in ... females for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence and to compare this pattern between eroded and noneroded tapes. ... METHODS: Ten explanted suburethral slings, five eroded and five noneroded, were examined immunohistochemically under light ...
with suburethral synthetic mesh tape Oxalosuccinic acid sling. The postoperative videourodynamic study showed no recurrence of ... Conclusions: In patients with UD and SUI, suburethral sling using synthetic mesh can be as effective and safe as facial sling ... They received transvaginal urethral diverticulectomy and suburethral synthetic mesh tape sling simultaneously. Videourodynamics ... We believe that suburethral synthetic mesh tape sling can also be safely used in some patients with concomitant SUI and UD. ...
... sling procedure treats urinary stress incontinence by positioning a polypropylene mesh tape underneath the urethra. ... Ogah J, Cody JD, Rogerson L. Minimally invasive synthetic suburethral sling operations for stress urinary incontinence in women ... www.lawyersandsettlements.com/articles/transvaginal-mesh-tvt-sling/tvt-sling-transvaginal-mesh-9-18650.html#.UXWU6StVTeI ... The readjustable sling consists of a standard synthetic mesh sling combined with sutures that attach to an implantable ...
Suburethral slings have become a standard surgical procedure for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence when conservative ... A total of 59 sexually active women who underwent solely the transobturator tape outside-in procedure (I-stop, mesh, ... The treatment of stress urinary incontinence by suburethral sling may improve body image by reducing urinary leakage and may ... The treatment of stress urinary incontinence by a suburethral sling procedure may improve body image by reducing urinary ...
Ligature weaved mesh tape. US20060195007 *. 3 Feb 2006. 31 Aug 2006. Anderson Kimberly A. Transobturator surgical articles and ... See, Walters, Mark D., Percutaneous Suburethral Slings: State of the Art, presented at the conference of the American ... The sling system mesh may be rolled around the clamp to improve the grip. Pull up to tighten the sling system mesh as desired. ... The sling mesh may be elastic or inelastic. A mesh may be tested to determine whether it is elastic using a series IX Automated ...
Ineffectiveness of associating a suburethral tape to a transobturator mesh for cystocele ... ... OBJECTIVE: The objective of the study was to determine the efficacy of the pubovaginal Mersilene mesh sling (PVMMS) for ... An adjustable transobturator mesh has been checked. Seventy-seven incontinent women received transobturator adjustable tape ( ... One-year outcomes of tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) mid-urethral slings in overweight and ... ...
We experienced transobturator suburethral sling (TOT) tape-induced vaginal erosion and report the efficacy of a vaginal mucosal ... Suburethral Slings , Surgical Mesh , Urinary Incontinence , Vaginal Discharge ... Vaginal Mucosal Flap as a Sling Preservation for the Treatment of Vaginal Exposure of Mesh ... patient continence may be a feasible and effective option for the treatment of vaginal exposure of mesh after TOT tape ...
... and transobturator tape (TOT) Suburethral Sling Procedure. The suburethral, also called pubovaginal, sling is the traditional ... Midurethral Sling Procedures. Midurethral sling procedures use slings made from synthetic mesh materials that are placed midway ... It uses a sling made from the patients own tissue (fascia), animal tissue, or a synthetic material. Suburethral means "beneath ... This newer type of sling procedure has largely replaced the conventional suburethral procedure because it can be performed on ...
In TVT surgery, a mesh tape is placed under your urethra like a sling or hammock to keep it in its normal position. The tape is ... 2009). Minimally invasive synthetic suburethral sling operations for stress urinary incontinence in women. Cochrane Database of ... Other sling surgeries are done in a way that is similar to TVT surgery. Transobturator tape (TOT) surgery is done almost as ... There is also a risk of problems caused by the mesh tape used in the surgery. These can include wearing away of the tissue in ...
The tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) procedure is designed to provide support for a sagging urethra so that when you cough or ... In TVT surgery, a mesh tape is placed under your urethra like a sling or hammock to keep it in its normal position. The tape is ... 2009). Minimally invasive synthetic suburethral sling operations for stress urinary incontinence in women. Cochrane Database of ... Other sling surgeries are done in a way that is similar to TVT surgery. Transobturator tape (TOT) surgery is done almost as ...
... single-incision approach to place a suburethral polypropylene mesh tape in a position similar to that of a transobturator sling ... but the evolution of the retropubic tension-free vaginal tape sling (TVT) in the late 1990s revolutionized the treatment of ... and the single-incision mini-sling have been reported in attempts to further reduce the risks of sling placement. The current ... In this initial study, the MiniArc™ single-incision sling appears to be a safe approach to treat female SUI, and the early ...
Suburethral slings. Synthetic suburethral slings such as the tensionless vaginal tape (TVT), suprapubic arc tape (SPARC), ... ultrasound will graphically demonstrate mesh complications, such as an urethral perforation/ erosion in Figure 8. In such cases ... The most useful measurement after suburethral sling placement seems to be the minimum gap between sling and symphysis pubis ( ... Fascial slings. Fascial slings are usually seen at the level of the bladder neck, and traditional Aldridge type slings result ...
  • Although bladder and urethral erosions have been reported most commonly with synthetic slings,15they may also occur with fascial slings, and should be considered when women present with repeated urinary retention or irritative symptoms.16Cystoscopy should be performed if these symptoms are persistent, even if the test results were normal at the time of the surgery. (empowher.com)
  • The sling tightens and supports the bladder when the woman strains. (medindia.net)
  • The researchers also compared different ways of inserting the tape in sling operations, and said that those in which the tape was passed behind the pubic bone appeared to be most effective, although this approach was more likely to cause bladder injury. (medindia.net)
  • Fascial slings are usually seen at the level of the bladder neck, and traditional Aldridge type slings result in a complete immobilisation of the bladder neck (Figure 2). (sydneypelvicfloorhealth.com)
  • This study evaluated the efficacy of intraoperative extrinsic manual compression on the bladder, or Crede maneuver (CM) for tape adjustment during transobturator tape (TOT) sling procedure versus the traditional method where tension-free tape is adjusted the same for all patients. (unboundmedicine.com)
  • This tape has a "Velcro like" which does not require stitching to kink the bladder neck with exertion and can usually require a hospitalisation of around 24 hours. (drgregorymcario.com.au)
  • The major advantages of Laparoscopic Burch Colposuspension over TVT tapes is that NO MESH is required to achieve the same success rates and accompanying prolapse (particularly bladder and apical prolapse) can be fixed with the same operation without any vaginal surgery or mesh at all once again with similar success rates. (drgregorymcario.com.au)
  • In general, SUS can be considered full-length slings extending from rectus fascia all the way around the bladder neck and back up to the contralateral rectus fascia, or patch slings that use suture bridges that are tied over or sutured to the fascia. (glowm.com)
  • The sling is usually sutured into place with delayed absorbable sutures under the bladder neck. (glowm.com)
  • Within the follow-up period, 84 patients (94.4%) were objectively cured, five patients (5.6%) had vaginal apical mesh exposure, 29 individuals (32.6%) had persistent or de novo overactive bladder symptoms, six individuals (22.5%) had de novo SUI (two were found by urodynamics), and nine individuals (10.1%) had voiding difficulties (two were found by urodynamics). (elsevier.com)
  • The tape is inserted through tiny incisions in your abdomen and vaginal wall. (healthlinkbc.ca)
  • Larger erosions may be treated with excision of the exposed sling and reapproximation of healthy vaginal wall flaps (created by undermining the epithelium) with absorbable suture. (empowher.com)
  • For this reason, we introduce a new technique, anterior vaginal wall darn (AVWD) which is carried out without mesh. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Alternative routes were later described and more recently mini slings procedures without skin exit. (urotoday.com)
  • 5 cm--for me to reach a finger behind the obturator internus muscle after having sharply dissected the suburethral tissue and fascia. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Subsequently, transobturator slings were was still required either abdominally (to harvest rectus developed with comparable cure rates and relatively fascia) or on the inner thigh (for fascia lata) (10) . (who.int)
  • The tails of the full-length slings are sutured to the rectus fascia directly with good care to keep the sling loose. (glowm.com)
  • The most notable difference between male slings and the AUS is the absence of mechanical components, which reduces the potential risk of infection and device failure. (einj.org)
  • In our paper which appears next month in the Journal of Urology , we looked at life after 20 odd vaginal mesh kits, and the vast majority had localized treatment and after three months and six months they did well. (meshmedicaldevicenewsdesk.com)