The term stress
urinary incontinence refers to situations where the uncontrolled
urination is provoked by physical stress as coughing, sneezing,
jumping, sexual intercourse, laughing and many other activities.
This condition is
common - up to 20% of the parturient women are affected, and is
generally caused by traumatic vaginal delivery, when the anterior
pelvic floor support to the urethra and bladder is damaged.
Frequently, suffers the affected person of social embarrassment
following these unpleasant events. People are reluctant to seek for
medical assistance because of shame, belief that the incontinence is
part of getting older and because of unawareness to the modern therapeutic
field of medicine is worldwide spread now days and urogynecologic
clinics are providing various and patient tailored solution for
curing efficiently the urinary incontinent patients. Physiotherapy
might improve urinary stress incontinence to some degree with
selected patients while lately developed minimal invasive surgical
methods provide long lasting solutions for many others.
Among these are the
classic TVT, the TVT-Obturator, which provides some benefits and the
"mini sling" as the TVT Secur, designed to be safer and more
effective then the previous versions.