Definitions for "Pubovaginal sling"
Procedure for the treatment of stress incontinence in which the urethra is suspended with a piece of tissue or synthetic material
a procedure to treat stress incontinence. A strip of fascia, strong tendineous material from the body, is placed under the weak urethra and provides support to the urethra during periods of increased pressure on the bladder such as running, coughing, laughing.
A surgical procedure in which a man-made or cadaveric piece of material is placed under the bladder neck to support and immobilize. This technique improves sphincter function and decreases bladder neck movement, improving continence.