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Vivien Szanto

Departement of Gynaecology and Obestetrics, Frauenklinik Fontana, Chur, Switzerland

  • Case Report   
    Management of a Rare Complication after Tension-free Vaginal Tape Surgery: A Case Report
    Author(s): Vivien Szanto* and Peter M. Fehr

    Introduction: Stress urinary incontinence surgery is a common procedure currently using mostly mesh materials, that is performed around the world. Lately, the debate concerning complications and safety issues began transforming the landscape of available treatment options worldwide. In our case study, we present a rare longterm complication, diagnosis and management of transobturator tape surgery. Case presentation: A 62-year-old caucasian woman underwent transoburator tension free vaginal tape surgery for stress urinary incontinence 3 months prior in our clinic. She presented with a recurrence of her stress urinary incontinence after initially being asymptomatic after surgery. We suspected a urethral tape erosion in the perineal ultrasound and performed a diagnostic cysto-urethroscopy, which confirmed this finding. A t.. Read More»

    DOI: 10.21767/2471-8165.1000017

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