Single-incision mini-slings versus standard midurethral slings in surgical management of female stress urinary incontinence: a meta-analysis of effectiveness and complications

Mohamed Abdel-Fattah, John A Ford, Chou Phay Lim, Priya Madhuvrata

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Single-incision mini-slings (SIMS) have been introduced for the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence (SUI); however, concerns have been raised regarding their efficacy. No systematic reviews or meta-analyses have previously assessed these relatively new procedures.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)468-80
Number of pages13
JournalEuropean Urology
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2011


  • Chi-Square Distribution
  • Evidence-Based Medicine
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Middle Aged
  • Odds Ratio
  • Pain, Postoperative
  • Prosthesis Design
  • Quality of Life
  • Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
  • Reoperation
  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk Factors
  • Suburethral Slings
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urologic Surgical Procedures

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