Midurethral sling use for stress urinary incontinence rose over 9-year period

December 1, 2012

A study investigating trends in ambulatory surgery for stress urinary incontinence shows a significant fourfold increase in the annual rate of sling procedures performed over a contemporary 9-year period, and yet, submucosal injection therapy appears to be maintaining a niche for the treatment of certain patients, report researchers from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.