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Surgery for stress incontinence is finally evidence based

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.334.7604.1135-b (Published 31 May 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:1135

A randomised trial of two surgical procedures for stress incontinence found that a pubovaginal sling fashioned from the rectus fascia works better than a Burch colposuspension, but it also causes more complications. Women who had a fascial sling were more likely to be cured of incontinence …

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