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When seeking treatment for SUI, it’s important to understand all the available options. We recommend you speak to your healthcare provider to compare treatment options to help you choose the treatment that is right for you.

Mesh Tape
Autologous Tissue Sling

The injection of a soft gel (the size of a pea) into three or four locations in the urethral wall using a small telescope.

Stitches are placed in the pelvis to lift the bladder neck upwards

A piece of plastic mesh tape is inserted into the pelvis to support the urethra.

Your own tissue (normally from your thigh or abdomen) is used to support the urethra

3 or 4 Injections4
A horizontal cut in the bikini-line12
Small incision in the vagina and two cuts above the pubic bone11
Cesarean section-like incision and a second small cut in the vaginal wall14
Success Rate
80 – 90%11
80 – 90%14
Procedure Time
10-15 minutes10
Around 1 hour10
20 – 40 Minutes10
Over 1 hour10
Hospital Stay
No Stay2
Up to 5 days13
Up to 2 days11
Up to 2 days14
Recovery Time
Up to 24 hours4
6 weeks12
Up to 6 weeks11
6 weeks14

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