International Urogynecology Journal

, 20:1391

An unexpected cause of dyspareunia and partner dyspareunia following TVT-Secur

Case Report

DOI: 10.1007/s00192-009-0886-x

Cite this article as:
Roth, T.M. Int Urogynecol J (2009) 20: 1391. doi:10.1007/s00192-009-0886-x


TVT-Secur is a new “less” invasive derivative of the tension-free vaginal tape (TVT). We report an unusual case of dyspareunia for both the patient and her husband resulting from a retained finger pad from the TVT-Secur introducer. The sling was also explanted because of malposition.


ComplicationDyspareuniaMid-urethral slingRetained foreign body

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Central Maine Medical CenterWomen’s Specialty Center and Bladder Control CenterLewistonUSA