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

Case Report


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.


Complication Dyspareunia Mid-urethral sling Retained foreign body 


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© The International Urogynecological Association 2009

Authors and Affiliations

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

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