TVT Sling Complications: Vaginal Pain / Pain During Sex
Bladder sling complications can occur after a TVT sling. One of the most common sling complications is vaginal pain or pain during sex. This is due to excessive mesh tension which can be a direct result of surgery or a delayed result of scarring. The tension creates a band like effect which creates pain. One does NOT need to have urine retention to have vaginal pain or pain during intercourse. This can often be fixed by removing approximately 4-6 cm of mesh. Please see video to the left.
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Removing only the vaginal portion of the TVT is necessary for patients with vaginal pain. Usually only about 4-6cm
TVT Sling Urethral Erosion: Symptom Resolution After Laparoscopic Removal
Removal of Mesh Tape Suburethral Sling
TOT or TVT Sling Removal - Vaginal Pain / Difficulty Emptying Bladder
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