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Revista chilena de obstetricia y ginecología

versión impresa ISSN 0048-766Xversión On-line ISSN 0717-7526


SOLA D, Vicente et al. CIRUGÍA MÍNIMAMENTE INVASIVA EN EL TRATAMIENTO DE LA INCONTINENCIA URINARIA FEMENINA DE ESFUERZO: TVT-O. Rev. chil. obstet. ginecol. [online]. 2006, vol.71, n.1, pp.3-9. ISSN 0048-766X.

Objective: To review the results obtained in our experience in the application of TVT-O for surgical correction of stress urinary incontinence (SUI). Patient and Method: Prospective pursuit of 135 patients submissive TVT-O in Las Condes Clinic. Results: The median age was 55 years (R: 38 to 74 years), BMI 27.5 (R: 23 to 34) and vaginal parity 2 (R: 0 to 5). Media operating time was 7 minutes (R: 4 to 17 minutes). One intraoperative complication appeared corresponding to the passage of the tape through urethra. Seven patients developed complications in immediate operative time. Five cases presented urinary retention. In them the tape was readjusted to 48 hours by ambulatory procedure. Hematomas and infections of the wounds were not registered. The discharge at home occurred in the cases of TVT-O without other surgery association at 12 hours. In remote operative period a case of tape exposition in the anterior vaginal wall was registered. The average of pursuit for the series was 10 months, with a maximum of 16 months. The cure of the SUI was obtained in 128 (95%) patients, improvement in 5 (4%) and fails in 2 (1%). Conclusions: TVT-O is a surgical technique for the treatment of the SUI with very promissory results to the present date. Nevertheless, of the same form that the other types of TOT requires a long time to evaluate the real effectiveness

Palabras clave : Minimal invasive surgery; urinary incontinence; TVT-O.

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