Utilization of CT for InterStim sacral neuromodulation lead placement in a patient with morbid obesity

  • Sierra M. JansenEmail author
  • Benjamin Giertych
  • Christine Heisler
Images in Urogynecology


Computed tomography guidance InterStim sacral neuromodulation Obesity Urge incontinence 


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Written informed consent was obtained from the patient for publication of this case report and any accompanying images.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyUniversity of Wisconsin–MadisonMadisonUSA
  2. 2.Department of UrogynecologyUniversity of Wisconsin–MadisonMadisonUSA

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