Advertisement
JOGC

Committee Opinion No. 387-Mid-Urethral Slings for Stress Urinary Incontinence

Published:March 28, 2019DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jogc.2018.12.020
      It is SOGC policy to review the content 5 years after publication, at which time the document may be re-affirmed or revised to reflect emergent new evidence and changes in practice.

      Key Words

      To read this article in full you will need to make a payment

      Purchase one-time access:

      Academic & Personal: 24 hour online accessCorporate R&D Professionals: 24 hour online access
      One-time access price info
      • For academic or personal research use, select 'Academic and Personal'
      • For corporate R&D use, select 'Corporate R&D Professionals'

      Subscribe:

      Subscribe to Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada
      Already a print subscriber? Claim online access
      Already an online subscriber? Sign in
      Institutional Access: Sign in to ScienceDirect

      REFERENCES

        • Herschorn S
        • Gajewski J
        • Schulz J
        • et al.
        A population-based study of urinary symptoms and incontinence: the Canadian Urinary Bladder Survey.
        BJU Int. 2008; 101: 52-58
        • Abrams P
        • Smith AP
        • Cotterill N
        The impact of urinary incontinence on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in a real-world population of women aged 45-60 years: results from a survey in France, Germany, the UK and the USA.
        BJU Int. 2015; 115: 143-152
        • Labrie J
        • Berghmans BL
        • Fischer K
        • et al.
        Surgery versus physiotherapy for stress urinary incontinence.
        N Engl J Med. 2013; 369: 1124-1133
        • U.S. Food and Drug Administration
        Urogynecologic surgical mesh: update on the safety and effectiveness of vaginal placement for pelvic organ prolapse.
        Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, MD2011
        • Health Canada
        Surgical Mesh - Complications Associated with Transvaginal Implantation for the Treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence and Pelvic Organ Prolapse - Notice to Hospitals.
        Health Canada, Ottawa2014 (Available at:)
        • Scottish Government
        Scottish Independent Review of the Use, Safety and Efficacy of Transvaginal Mesh Implants in the Treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence and Pelvic Organ Prolapse in Women.
        Scottish Government, Edinburgh, Scotland2017 (Available at:)
        • American Urogynecologic Society
        Position Statement: Mesh Midurethral Slings for Stress Urinary Incontinence.
        American Urogynecologic Society, Silver Spring, MD2014 (updated 2018. Available at:)
        • International Urogynecologic Association
        Position Statement on Mid-Urethral Slings for Stress Urinary Incontinence.
        International Urogynecologic Association, Burnsville, MN2014 (Available at:)
        • Welk B
        • Carlson KV
        • Baverstock RJ
        • et al.
        Canadian Urological Association position statement on the use of transvaginal mesh.
        Can Urol Assoc J. 2017; 11: S105-S1S7
        • Ulmsten U
        • Henriksson L
        • Johnson P
        • et al.
        An ambulatory surgical procedure under local anesthesia for treatment of female urinary incontinence.
        Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct. 1996; 7 (discussion 5–6): 81-85
        • Jonsson Funk M
        • Levin PJ
        • Wu JM
        Trends in the surgical management of stress urinary incontinence.
        Obstet Gynecol. 2012; 119: 845-851
        • Ford AA
        • Rogerson L
        • Cody JD
        • et al.
        Mid-urethral sling operations for stress urinary incontinence in women.
        Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2017; CD006375
        • Holdo B
        • Verelst M
        • Svenningsen R
        • et al.
        Long-term clinical outcomes with the retropubic tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) procedure compared to Burch colposuspension for correcting stress urinary incontinence (SUI).
        Int Urogynecol J. 2017; 28: 1739-1746
        • Nilsson CG
        • Palva K
        • Aarnio R
        • et al.
        Seventeen years' follow-up of the tension-free vaginal tape procedure for female stress urinary incontinence.
        Int Urogynecol J. 2013; 24: 1265-1269
        • Fusco F
        • Abdel-Fattah M
        • Chapple CR
        • et al.
        Updated systematic review and meta-analysis of the comparative data on colposuspensions, pubovaginal slings, and midurethral tapes in the surgical treatment of female stress urinary incontinence.
        Eur Urol. 2017; 72: 567-591
        • Jonsson Funk M
        • Siddiqui NY
        • Pate V
        • et al.
        Sling revision/removal for mesh erosion and urinary retention: long-term risk and predictors.
        Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2013; 208: 73e1-73e7
        • Welk B
        • Al-Hothi H
        • Winick-Ng J
        Removal or revision of vaginal mesh used for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence.
        JAMA Surg. 2015; 150: 1167-1175
        • Gurol-Urganci I
        • Geary RS
        • Mamza JB
        • et al.
        Long-term rate of mesh sling removal following midurethral mesh sling insertion among women with stress urinary incontinence.
        JAMA. 2018; 320: 1659-1669