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Study Title and Description

The Gore-tex sling procedure for female sphincteric incontinence: indications, technique, and results.



Key Questions Addressed
2 Sling Adverse Events
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Primary Publication Information
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Title The Gore-tex sling procedure for female sphincteric incontinence: indications, technique, and results.
Author Staskin DR., Choe JM., Breslin DS.
Country Urodynamics and Incontinence Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA.
Year 1997
Numbers Pubmed ID: 9372580
RefID# 4072 (internal)

Secondary Publication Information
There are currently no secondary publications defined for this study.


Extraction Form: Sling Adverse Events
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Number Title Description Comments
1 Retropubic synthetic Authors constructed a pubovaginal sling using the Gore-tex Soft Tissue Patch and 2-0 polytetrafluoroethlene (PTFE) suspension suture and placed it in 122 consecutive incontinent women with urethral hypermobility and/or intrinsic sphincter deficiency
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Design Details
Question... Follow Up Answer Follow-up Answer
Study Type Retrospective Cohort (all received same sling)
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Study Country US
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Sling Category Retropubic synthetic
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Multicenter? No
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Institution Type Unclear/Not reported
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No. of Surgeons Performing the Procedures Unclear/Not reported
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Surgeons' Training Not reported
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Residents or Fellows Performing the Surgery? Unclear/Not reported
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Adverse Event Ascertainment Active
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Was the Clavien-Dindo Classification of Surgical Complications system used? No / Not reported
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Was a data safety monitoring board used? No / Not reported
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Study Sponsor/Funding Not reported
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Comments (overall study) This is a retrospective study reproting on the outcome of 122 patients who uinderwent Gore-Tes Soft Tissue Patch retropubic midurethral sling surgery
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Results & Comparisons

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Adverse Events
Arm or Total Title Description Follow-up time In-hospital or After discharge Is event serious? Reported definition of serious event Number affected Number at risk (analyzed) Difference between 2 slings (eg, OR/RR or %, with 95% CI) Reported P value between slings Comments
Retropubic synthetic De Novo Urgency mean follow up of 24.4 months After No None 39 122
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Retropubic synthetic Obstruction requiring reoperation significant obstriction mean follow up of 24.4 months After No None 6 122
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Retropubic synthetic Mesh erosion/extrusion/exposure/granulation tissue mean follow up of 24.4 months After NO None 5
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