|October 2003 · Vol. 15, No. 10
Surgery for stress incontinence:
Which technique for which patient?
When conservative treatments fail, operative therapy may offer better success—and an increasing number of methods are available. Our experts consider the full range of surgical options and offer guidance on tailoring treatment to the patient’s underlying problem, activity level, and desires.
Peter K. Sand, MD, moderator, is professor of obstetrics and gynecology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill.
G. Willy Davila, MD, is chairman, department of gynecology, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, Fla.
Karl Luber, MD, is assistant clinical professor, division of female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery, University of California School of Medicine, San Diego, and director of the female continence program at Kaiser Permanente, San Diego.
Deborah L. Myers, MD, is associate professor of obstetrics and
gynecology, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI.
Choosing appropriate surgical interventions is the focus of the second of our 2-part panel on stress urinary incontinence (SUI). The panelists discuss:
The panelists also share tips on: