International Urogynecology Journal

, Volume 18, Issue 11, pp 1363–1365 | Cite as

Vaginal delivery after tension-free vaginal tape procedure

  • Fabien DemariaEmail author
  • Olivier Chanelles
  • Blandine Boquet
  • Alexandre Bricou
  • Gérard Amarenco
  • Jean-Louis Benifla
Case Report


To treat genuine stress urinary incontinence, the surgical technique of choice at present is suburethral tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) procedure. Because of its good results and low morbidity, TVT is now offered to younger women still of childbearing age. We describe a patient who delivered vaginally 2 years after undergoing a retropubic TVT procedure. The woman remained continent throughout her pregnancy and at 6 months postpartum, with normal urodynamic parameters.


Urinary stress incontinence Pregnancy Postpartum Suburethral sling Cesarean Delivery 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fabien Demaria
    • 1
    Email author
  • Olivier Chanelles
    • 1
  • Blandine Boquet
    • 1
  • Alexandre Bricou
    • 1
  • Gérard Amarenco
    • 2
  • Jean-Louis Benifla
    • 1
  1. 1.Gynécologie-ObstétriqueHôpital RothschildParisFrance
  2. 2.Rééducation neurologique et, explorations périnéales et électrophysiologiquesHôpital RothschildParisFrance

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