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Surgery for Incontinence and Pelvic Dysfunction: Overview for the PCP

  • Miles Murphy
  • Vincent R. Lucente

Abstract

Although nonsurgical treatments outlined in the preceding chapters are invaluable to countless women, it is an unavoidable fact that at least 11% of women ultimately elect to undergo surgery to correct vaginal prolapse or incontinence.1 When behavioral and pharmacological modalities fail to provide adequate symptom relief, surgery is often the only option available to improve a patient’s quality of life.

Keywords

Urinary Incontinence Stress Urinary Incontinence Pelvic Organ Prolapse Anal Incontinence Anterior Vaginal Wall 
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  • Vincent R. Lucente

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