Urinary incontinence affects all people regardless of age but is most common after age 65. Adjustable mesh is the best treatment for urinary incontinence because it guarantees favorable results, with continents 9 out of 10 women to 10 years after surgery.
What is urinary incontinence
Urinary incontinence is not a consequence of aging. However, it can affect up to one in two people over 65 years.It is the result of an alteration of the pelvic floor or a manifestation of other diseases, which can range from infections, to tumors, diabetes or neurological diseases.
Vulnerable patients to suffer urinary incontinence
There are some risk factors that may be associated with urinary incontinence. Some of them are:- Damage during delivery- Increased abdominal pressure, such as obesity or pregnancy cases- Pelvic floor surgeries, such as hysterectomy- Neurological diseases such as Parkinson, Multiple Sclerosis, dementia ...- Some medications
Treatment of urinary incontinence with adjustable mesh and results
Adjustable mesh vaginally is the best treatment for female urinary incontinence stress. It solves this problem optimally, thanks to the possibility of adjustment (increase or decrease the tension of the mesh), in the days after surgery. This causes the woman to empty the bladder without difficulty and without loss of urine.
Results of treatment of urinary incontinence with adjustable mesh
If the technique is successful by the specialist in Urology and appropriate precautions are taken, the results are favorable. However, we must not forget that the implantation of an artificial material may cause complications to be able to handle.
The results with this mesh have been analyzed to 10 years, showing a near 90% efficiency. This means that 9 out of 10 women remained continent after ten years of surgery. Also to failures of other surgical techniques, this would be the technique of choice.
Edited by Patricia Crespo Pujante