Treatment of female urinary incontinence with adjustable mesh

Written by: Dr. Luis Gómez Pérez
Edited by: Patricia Pujante Crespo

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

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dr. Luis Gómez Pérez

Dr. Gómez Pérez is a leading Urologist first level. He graduated in Medicine from the Miguel Hernández University of Elche and medical doctor from the University of Valencia. He is currently Vithas urologist in Perpetuo Socorro Hospital and the University Hospital of San Juan. It is urogynaecology subspecialty in urology and reconstructive pelvic floor. On the other hand it is associated in Urology in the Department of Surgery at the University Miguel Hernández of Alicante and is the author of numerous publications in national and international journals teacher. He has been awarded several times for his work and has developed different works as a researcher.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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