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a.1.(Anat.) Situated under the urethra, or under its orifice.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Anatomical risks of transobturator suburethral tape in the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence.
(5.) Bakali E, Buckley BS, Hilton P, et al: Treatment of recurrent stress urinary incontinence after failed minimally invasive synthetic suburethral tape surgery in women.
Suburethral slings represent one of the less invasive options for postprostatectomy SUI, and a more recent addition is the transobturator sling (TOT), the Ad-Vance[R] (8,9).
Grant, "In vivo comparison of suburethral sling materials," International Urogynecology Journal and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, vol.
Soong, "Suburethral endometrioma: a case report," Journal of Reproductive Medicine, vol.
The knowledge that BoNT-A also affects the sensory nerves resulted in administering BoNT-A injections into the trigone and suburethral area; consequently, vesicoureteral reflux was not observed after trigonal injections.
Suburethral sling procedures have long been a mainstay in the surgical treatment for female stress urinary incontinence.
Under general anesthesia, a suburethral vertical incision was made and the vaginal epithelium was dissected laterally off the underlying urethra and periurethral tissues.
[6] Women were offered various operations, for example, suburethral (Kelly) plication, Stamey retropubic needle urethropexy, open or laparoscopic Burch colposuspension, and Aldridge fascial suburethral sling procedure.
The suburethral incision is larger--just over a centimeter--and is made through a full thickness of skin under the area of hydrodissection, but not so deep as to injure the urethra.