Tension-Free Vaginal Tape for Stress Incontinence in Women
The most common risks of TVT surgery are:
- Injury to the bladder or urethra (perforation).
- Difficulty urinating after surgery.
Bladder injury and problems urinating after surgery are less common with TOT surgery. But TOT surgery has other risks including:
- Groin pain after surgery.
- Numbness or weakness in the groin or legs.
All surgeries carry some risk of infection or other complications.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: September 11, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Avery L. Seifert, MD - Urology