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Retropubic urethrocystopexy with fibrin sealant: a long-term follow-up.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3240894     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Transabdominal urethrocystopexy by using a two-component fibrin sealant as a substitute for sutures was performed in 99 women suffering from proved urinary stress incontinence. All were assessed preoperatively, both clinically and by urodynamic tests. This report deals with the results after a follow-up period not shorter than 1 year and up to 4 years. We found it essential not to report postoperative results concerning observation periods shorter than 1 year, as most relapses are observed more than 1 year after operation. Success was defined as absence of objective urine loss at coughing or straining with full bladder in upright position. The results imply that this simple technique is worthy of trial in correcting urinary stress incontinence in women.
B Larsson; A Jonasson; S Fianu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Gynecologic and obstetric investigation     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0378-7346     ISO Abbreviation:  Gynecol. Obstet. Invest.     Publication Date:  1988  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-05-12     Completed Date:  1989-05-12     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7900587     Medline TA:  Gynecol Obstet Invest     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  257-61     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge University Hospital, Sweden.
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MeSH Terms
Fibrin / therapeutic use*
Follow-Up Studies
Middle Aged
Tissue Adhesives*
Urethra / surgery*
Urinary Bladder / surgery*
Urinary Incontinence, Stress / surgery*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Tissue Adhesives; 9001-31-4/Fibrin

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