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SURGERY FOR INCONTINENCE
Surgery for incontinence restores the normal anatomic position or support of the bladder neck and urethra. There are two main types of surgical operations for urinary incontinence: bladder neck suspension procedures and sling procedures. Within the medical community, the comparative effectiveness of these different surgeries is still being debated, and it is important that the decision be based on each woman's individual circumstances. If you are considering surgery, talk to your provider about these factors.
A newer surgical option for treating stress incontinence is called:
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