International Urogynecology Journal

, Volume 21, Issue 3, pp 383–385

TVT or TOT? When to avoid retropubic trocar passage

Case Report

DOI: 10.1007/s00192-009-0992-9

Cite this article as:
McNanley, A.R. & Buchsbaum, G.M. Int Urogynecol J (2010) 21: 383. doi:10.1007/s00192-009-0992-9


Most surgeons have a preferred method for placing a minimally invasive suburethral sling for treatment of stress urinary incontinence. However, unique clinical circumstances may necessitate altering this approach. We describe two cases for which a retropubic approach to sling placement may be contraindicated.


Hernia Renal transplant Stress urinary incontinence TOT TVT 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Departments of Obstetrics and GynecologyUniversity of Rochester Medical CenterRochesterUSA
  2. 2.Departments of UrologyUniversity of Rochester Medical CenterRochesterUSA