Retropubic Suspension for Urinary Incontinence in Women
Complications of retropubic surgery may include:
- Difficulty urinating after surgery.
- New symptoms of urgency or Reference urge incontinence Opens New Window.
- Internal bleeding.
- Infection at the incision site.
- Injury to an organ (such as the bladder, urethra, or Reference ureters Opens New Window).
- Reference Pelvic organ prolapse Opens New Window (usually, enterocele).
All surgeries that use Reference general anesthesia Opens New Window have a small risk of death or complications. All surgeries carry some risk of infection.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: September 11, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Avery L. Seifert, MD - Urology