Department of Advanced Renal Sciences

URO-GYNAECOLOGY

STRESS INCONTINENCE



Stress incontinence is the inability to control your urge to urinate in certain circumstances. It’s a serious and embarrassing disorder and can lead to social isolation. Any pressure placed on the abdomen and bladder can lead to the loss of urine.


STRESS INCONTINENCE



Urodynamic testing or urodynamics is a study that assesses how the bladder and urethra are performing their job of storing and releasing urine.

TRANSOBTURATOR TAPE



WHAT IS TRANSOBTURATOR TAPE ! This is a narrow strip of synthetic material placed in your body to support the urethra. How likely is it that a transobturator tape will cure incontinence?

In women who have incontinence due to weakness in the pelvic floor and poor support of the urethra (i.e. "genuine stress incontinence"), 8 or 9 o u t o f 1 0 w o m e n s h o u l d b e completely dry or much better after surgery than before. Nine out of every 10 women are able to be as active as they l i ke af ter pl ac ement of a transobturator tape e.g. lift children, dance or exercise. As a result, 19 out of every 20 women are satisfied by the results of the procedure .

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