Endovaginal Imaging: Slings



Multicompartment ultrasound imaging of the pelvis, including 3D endovaginal imaging and 2D dynamic assessment, is evolving into a useful tool in the assessment of post-implant behavior, including diagnosis and management of patients with complications related to synthetic tapes. It can help to understand the in vivo functional behavior of slings following surgery and to clarify the etiology of failure, including the reason for voiding dysfunction.


Sling Mesh complication Urinary incontinence Voiding dysfunction 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aparna Hegde
    • 1
  • S. Abbas Shobeiri
    • 2
    • 3
  • G. Willy Davila
    • 4
  1. 1.Center for Urogynecology and Pelvic Health (C.U.P)New DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyGynecologic Subspecialties, INOVA Women’s Hospital, Virginia Commonwealth UniversityFalls ChurchUSA
  3. 3.Department of BioengineeringGeorge Mason UniversityFairfaxUSA
  4. 4.Section of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Gynecology FloridaThe Cleveland ClinicWestonUSA

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