Int Urogynecol J (2017) 28:1357–1365 DOI 10.1007/s00192-017-3272-0 ORIGINAL ARTICLE The effect of sacral neuromodulation on pregnancy: a systematic review 1,2 1 2 1,6 Amr Mahran & Alex Soriano & Ahmed S. Safwat & Adonis Hijaz & 1,6 3 4 Sangeeta T. Mahajan & Emanuel C. Trabuco & Steven W. Siegel & 1,5,6 Sherif A. El-Nashar Received: 26 October 2016 /Accepted: 8 January 2017 /Published online: 3 February 2017 The International Urogynecological Association 2017 Abstract two infants had pilonidal sinus and motor tic disorder (exhibited at Introduction and hypothesis To evaluate the effects of sacral the age of 2 years), both from the same mother. After delivery, neuromodulation (SNM) on pregnancy and the impact of de- SNM was functioning in 15 (60%), 4 required reprogramming, livery on SNM function. and 3 required replacement (1 had recurrence of fecal Methods A systematic search was conducted through January incontinence after her operative delivery with evidence of 2016. We selected studies including women who had SNM displaced leads and 1 patient reported decreased SNM effects after and a subsequent pregnancy. her two CS), and 3 decided to remove the device (2 out of 3 Results Out of 2,316, eight studies were included, comprising
International Urogynecology Journal – Springer Journals
Published: Feb 3, 2017
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