Pubovaginal slings: A review of the technical variables

Fred E. Govier, Kathleen Kobashi

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The pubovaginal sling, reintroduced in the late 1970s by Maguire and Blaivas, has become the gold standard for managing anatomic incontinence. Newer technology, materials, surgical techniques and even new theories on the mechanism of action are evolving to further reduce the morbidity of these procedures and improve patient satisfaction. In the following review, we will highlight some of the exciting advances we have witnessed over the last year and try to put them into perspective for the reader.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)405-410
Number of pages6
JournalCurrent Opinion in Urology
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology


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