Table 93Autologous and Biological Slings - Adverse events reported by patients undergoing sling surgery

StudyAny adverse event (frequency)Urinary tract infections (frequency)Re-operation (frequency)
With augmentation
Herschorn1392/13 bladder neck narrowing
1/13 wound infection
2/13 Marlex erosions
1/13 bladder stones
Overall incidence6/25 (24%)7/13 (54%)3/13 (23%)
With augmentation
Dik 19991431/14 erectile dysfunction
Without augmentation/unknown
Dik 20031471/24 vesicovaginal fistula
0/24 infections
McGuire1480/8 renal complications0/36
1/7 complications due to surgery
Snodgrass 20101500/35 hydronephrosis
OVERALL INCIDENCE1/57 (2%)0/36 (0%)3/25 (12%)
With augmentation
Castellan1530/58 upper tract deterioration
2/58 bladder neck occlusion
Fontaine15613/21 asymptomatic bacteriuria
0/21 bladder calculi
OVERALL INCIDENCE15/90 (17%)0/14 (0%)
Without augmentation/unknown

From: 9, Treatment for stress incontinence

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