Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

BMI does not affect outcome of urinary incontinence surgery

  • Comment

Body mass index does not influence the outcome of surgery for urinary incontinence, according to a recent study.

A study has looked at the effect of obesity, menopause and ageing on the outcome of suburethral tape surgery used to treat female stress urinary incontinence.

The researcher found that body mass index does not influence the outcome of this treatment, whereas both menopause and ageing had a detrimental effect on the final outcome.

The study included 537 patients who underwent either retropubic or transobturator sling procedure. Of these, 398 were available for the follow-up evaluation.

Click here to read the study

  • Comment

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions. Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.

Related Jobs