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Peri-operative complications and pain after the suburethral sling procedure for urinary stress incontinence: a French prospective randomised multicentre study comparing the retropubic and transobturator routes.
Eur Urol. 2006 Jan; 49(1):133-8.EU

Abstract

OBJECTIVE

To compare peri-operative complications, pain, and the immediate functional results of the sub-urethral sling procedure for urinary stress incontinence by the retropublic and transobturator routes, using a non-elastic polypropylene sub-urethral sling.

PATIENTS AND METHODS

This prospective, multicentre study involved 88 women undergoing the sub-urethral sling procedure for stress urinary incontinence (SUI). The retropubic route (RPR) and the transobturator route (TOR) were used in respectively 42 and 46 cases. The characteristics of the women in the RPR and TOR groups were as follows: mean age (+/-standard deviation) 56.8+/-12 years and 53.4+/-10 years, respectively; mean BMI: 25+/-4 and 26+/-4; mean parity: 2.1+/-0.9 and 2+/-1 children; post-menopausal status: 66.7% and 58.7%; prior surgery for SUI: 7.1% and 6.5%; and prior hysterectomy: 21.4% and 26.1%. None of these characteristics differed significantly between the groups. Likewise, pre-operative urinary functional status (SUI stage, and pollakiuria, nocturia and urgency rates) was similar in the two groups.

RESULTS

Mean hospital stay and overall morbidity rate were not significantly different between the RPR and TOR groups. Mean operating time was longer in the RPR group. Bladder injury was significantly more frequent in the RPR group and vaginal injury was significantly more frequent in the TOR group. Pain scores were significantly lower in the TOR group. The objective functional results at one month did not differ between the groups. Quality of life, evaluated with questionnaires and numerical rating scales, was similarly improved in the two groups.

DISCUSSION

The suburethral sling procedure was less painful by the TOR route than by the RPR route. Bladder injury, haematomas and abscesses were only observed in the RPR group, while vaginal injury only occurred in the TOR group. The immediate functional results of the two approaches were similar.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Service de Gynécologie-Obstétrique, Hôpital Tenon, Université Saint-Antoine Paris IV, 4 rue de la Chine, 75020 Paris Cedex 20, France.No affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info available

Pub Type(s)

Comparative Study
Journal Article
Multicenter Study
Randomized Controlled Trial

Language

eng

PubMed ID

16310932

Citation

David-Montefiore, Emmanuel, et al. "Peri-operative Complications and Pain After the Suburethral Sling Procedure for Urinary Stress Incontinence: a French Prospective Randomised Multicentre Study Comparing the Retropubic and Transobturator Routes." European Urology, vol. 49, no. 1, 2006, pp. 133-8.
David-Montefiore E, Frobert JL, Grisard-Anaf M, et al. Peri-operative complications and pain after the suburethral sling procedure for urinary stress incontinence: a French prospective randomised multicentre study comparing the retropubic and transobturator routes. Eur Urol. 2006;49(1):133-8.
David-Montefiore, E., Frobert, J. L., Grisard-Anaf, M., Lienhart, J., Bonnet, K., Poncelet, C., & Daraï, E. (2006). Peri-operative complications and pain after the suburethral sling procedure for urinary stress incontinence: a French prospective randomised multicentre study comparing the retropubic and transobturator routes. European Urology, 49(1), 133-8.
David-Montefiore E, et al. Peri-operative Complications and Pain After the Suburethral Sling Procedure for Urinary Stress Incontinence: a French Prospective Randomised Multicentre Study Comparing the Retropubic and Transobturator Routes. Eur Urol. 2006;49(1):133-8. PubMed PMID: 16310932.
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TY - JOUR T1 - Peri-operative complications and pain after the suburethral sling procedure for urinary stress incontinence: a French prospective randomised multicentre study comparing the retropubic and transobturator routes. AU - David-Montefiore,Emmanuel, AU - Frobert,Jean-Louis, AU - Grisard-Anaf,Marielle, AU - Lienhart,Jean, AU - Bonnet,Karine, AU - Poncelet,Christophe, AU - Daraï,Emile, Y1 - 2005/11/02/ PY - 2005/08/24/received PY - 2005/09/30/accepted PY - 2005/11/29/pubmed PY - 2006/5/17/medline PY - 2005/11/29/entrez SP - 133 EP - 8 JF - European urology JO - Eur. Urol. VL - 49 IS - 1 N2 - OBJECTIVE: To compare peri-operative complications, pain, and the immediate functional results of the sub-urethral sling procedure for urinary stress incontinence by the retropublic and transobturator routes, using a non-elastic polypropylene sub-urethral sling. PATIENTS AND METHODS: This prospective, multicentre study involved 88 women undergoing the sub-urethral sling procedure for stress urinary incontinence (SUI). The retropubic route (RPR) and the transobturator route (TOR) were used in respectively 42 and 46 cases. The characteristics of the women in the RPR and TOR groups were as follows: mean age (+/-standard deviation) 56.8+/-12 years and 53.4+/-10 years, respectively; mean BMI: 25+/-4 and 26+/-4; mean parity: 2.1+/-0.9 and 2+/-1 children; post-menopausal status: 66.7% and 58.7%; prior surgery for SUI: 7.1% and 6.5%; and prior hysterectomy: 21.4% and 26.1%. None of these characteristics differed significantly between the groups. Likewise, pre-operative urinary functional status (SUI stage, and pollakiuria, nocturia and urgency rates) was similar in the two groups. RESULTS: Mean hospital stay and overall morbidity rate were not significantly different between the RPR and TOR groups. Mean operating time was longer in the RPR group. Bladder injury was significantly more frequent in the RPR group and vaginal injury was significantly more frequent in the TOR group. Pain scores were significantly lower in the TOR group. The objective functional results at one month did not differ between the groups. Quality of life, evaluated with questionnaires and numerical rating scales, was similarly improved in the two groups. DISCUSSION: The suburethral sling procedure was less painful by the TOR route than by the RPR route. Bladder injury, haematomas and abscesses were only observed in the RPR group, while vaginal injury only occurred in the TOR group. The immediate functional results of the two approaches were similar. SN - 0302-2838 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/16310932/Peri_operative_complications_and_pain_after_the_suburethral_sling_procedure_for_urinary_stress_incontinence:_a_French_prospective_randomised_multicentre_study_comparing_the_retropubic_and_transobturator_routes_ L2 - https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0302-2838(05)00668-8 DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -