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Monday, September 1, 2014
Urethral Sling Operation
I am post-op 14 days. Should I be noticing an improvement with incontinence by now or is it a gradual improvement over the next few weeks?
The positive result following urethral sling procedure should be immediate. I am afraid your surgery may not have worked. You should contact your surgeon. The other possibility is that you may not be emptying your bladder and hence have OVERFLOW incontinence.
Ahmad Hamidinia, MD
Formerly, Professor of Clinical Surgery
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati