Staged strategy may avoid midurethral sling

Small US study suggests prolapse repair alone may halt stress urinary incontinence
Reuters Health
toilet paper

Nearly a third of women with pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence may find resolution of their incontinence after their prolapse repair, a retrospective study suggests.

The findings suggest a staged approach to surgery, delaying a midurethral sling procedure until shown to be necessary.