Outcome of Trans-obturator Tape Procedure in the treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence at Kathmandu Model Hospital

  • Ranjana Shrestha Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kathmandu Model Hospital, Nepal
  • Ganesh Dangal Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kathmandu Model Hospital, Nepal
  • Sonu Bharati Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kathmandu Model Hospital, Nepal
  • Aruna Karki Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kathmandu Model Hospital, Nepal
  • Hema Kumari Pradhan Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kathmandu Model Hospital, Nepal
  • Kabin Bhattachan Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kathmandu Model Hospital, Nepal
  • Rekha Poudel Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kathmandu Model Hospital, Nepal
  • Nishma Bajracharya Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kathmandu Model Hospital, Nepal
  • Kenusha Devi Tiwari Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kathmandu Model Hospital, Nepal

Abstract

Aims: To evaluate the improvement in the quality of life of women with stress urinary incontinence who were treated with trans-obturator tape procedure.

Methods: This is a cross-sectional study of treatment of stress urinary incontinence using trans-obturator tape at Kathmandu Model Hospital from February 2018 to December 2019. The outcome of the procedure in terms of improvement in quality of life and surgical complications were assessed.

Results: Out of 16 cases of stress urinary incontinence half of them were post-menopausal. One each had intra-operative bladder injury, urinary retention and urinary tract infection; 14 cases improved completely by a week, one had some improvement and one didn’t improve. At six months follow-up one case had no improvement and one developed urge incontinence.

Conclusions: Trans-obturator tape has been found a good procedure for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence in our setting and hence led to high rate of improvement in quality of life with minimal and minor complications.

Key words: Complications; quality of life; stress urinary incontinence; trans-obturator tape

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Author Biography

Ranjana Shrestha, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kathmandu Model Hospital, Nepal

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Published
2020-06-07
How to Cite
Shrestha, R., Dangal, G., Bharati, S., Karki, A., Pradhan, H., Bhattachan, K., Poudel, R., Bajracharya, N., & Tiwari, K. (2020). Outcome of Trans-obturator Tape Procedure in the treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence at Kathmandu Model Hospital. Nepal Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 15(1), 24-27. https://doi.org/10.3126/njog.v15i1.29335
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