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What does TVT stand for?

TVT stands for tension-free vagina tape

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TVT tension free vaginal tape is the preferred treatment for stress incontinence (loss of urine when coughing, sneezing, laughing, jumping). Take this test to see if surgery will work for you.
The Canadian Urological Association guidelines state "the retropubic suspension is an effective treatment for primary stress incontinence" and that "tension-free tapes have good short-term results but await long-term and comparative studies to establish their merit. "[3] Similarly, the Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada guidelines recommended that "according to the current available evidence, a retropubic procedure provides the best assurance of durable cure" and that the tension-free vaginal tape.
Burch Procedure: This is one of the best procedures for stress incontinence. The space behind the pubic bone is entered through a horizontal incision in the lower abdomen and sutures are placed on both sides of the urethra and are attached to a strong ligament in the pelvis. Tension-Free Vaginal Tape (TVT) Procedure: This procedure is used for stress incontinence.
A 16 Fr Foley catheter is placed to empty the bladder. The technique involves implantation of a large sheet of high-porosity monofilament polypropylene “tension-free” mesh featuring anterior intervesicovaginal prosthesis. The anterior prosthesis is retained by two nonsecured bilateral transobturator arms anteriorly at a point 1 to 2 cm from the proximal arcus tendineus fasciae pelvis and posteriorly at a point 1 to 2 cm distal from the arcus tendineus fasciae pelvis (Figure 1). Four cannulas are inserted at the fixation points with the use of a single trocar needle; the mesh arms are retrieved with a plastic loop and secured after implantation of the mesh and removal of the cannulas (Figure 2). In all patients, a tension-free vaginal tape.
What does TVT stand for? Who might benefit from a TVT operation? What causes stress incontinence? Is a TVT operation suitable for all women with stress incontinence? Are there any other operations for stress incontinence? Are other treatments available for stress incontinence? How is urodynamics performed? How is a TVT operation performed? What type of anaesthetic is used? Will a cough test be used? How successful is the TVT operation? When will I go home after the operation? How will I be monitored after the operation? How will I feel after the operation? When can I return to my usual routine / work? When can I resume sexual intercourse? When can I play sport? When will I able to drive? How long will the operation work for? Is it a safe operation? What will happen if I still leak urine after the operation? Where can I get further information? What does TVT stand for? It can stand for either Tension-free Vaginal Tape.