Intraurethral bulking agents for the management of female stress urinary incontinence: a systematic review

Intraurethral bulking agents for the management of female stress urinary incontinence: a... Int Urogynecol J (2017) 28:1275–1284 DOI 10.1007/s00192-017-3278-7 REVIEW ARTICLE Intraurethral bulking agents for the management of female stress urinary incontinence: a systematic review 1 2 2 2 Zain A. Siddiqui & Hamid Abboudi & Ruairidh Crawford & Shahzad Shah Received: 3 December 2016 /Accepted: 16 January 2017 /Published online: 21 February 2017 The International Urogynecological Association 2017 Abstract However, it remains a very well tolerated procedure in the Introduction and hypothesis The object of this review was to majority of patients. UBAs should be considered as an alter- assess the efficacy and safety of urethral bulking agents native in patients unsuitable for more invasive procedures and (UBA), principally Macroplastique and Bulkamid, in the those willing to accept the need for repeat injections. The treatment of female stress urinary incontinence (SUI). majority of the literature focuses on subjective improvement Methods MEDLINE® and EMBASE® databases were sys- measures rather than objective improvement measures. tematically searched up to June 2016. Year of publication, Further randomized controlled trials directly comparing study type, outcome measures, urodynamics before and after UBAs are required to indicate the most effective agent. the procedure, number of participants, procedure complica- . . . tions, proportion requiring repeat injections or http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Urogynecology Journal Springer Journals

Intraurethral bulking agents for the management of female stress urinary incontinence: a systematic review

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Springer London
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 by The International Urogynecological Association
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Gynecology; Urology
ISSN
0937-3462
eISSN
1433-3023
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00192-017-3278-7
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