Ahmed Sadek Mahmoud El Diehy, Abd El-Nasser Khalifa EL-Gamasy, Mohamed Gaber Bastawesy and Ahmed Abd EL Raouf El Ghiaty
Background: The condition known as stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is characterised by the individual experiencing an urge to void themselves during physical activity, sneezing, or coughing. The purpose of this study was to evaluate QoL (quality of life) following transobturator vaginal wall sling treatment for female SUI.
Methods: This prospective study was carried out on 40 women scheduled for SUI surgery. All patients were subjected to the following: Complain [Urinary incontinence(UI) severity, and other urinary symptoms to determine the type of UI either urge UI(UUI) SUI or mixed UI(MUI)], voiding dairy, physical examination, Bristol female lower urinary tract symptoms questionnaire sub scores, and ultrasonography with post voiding residual urine volume estimation.
Results: The operative time recorded from the start till the end of our procedure ranged from 35 to 60 minute with a Mean ± SD of 47.4±5.63 minute. Score values of the UDI-6 and the IIQ-7 questionnaires, respectively, which reflect a significant improvement in QoL throughout the entire assessed population.
Conclusions: Patients who received the transobturator vaginal wall sling reported an improvement in their QOL. A considerable number of women sustained improvements in both incontinence and QOL.
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