Do overactive bladder symptoms improve after repair of anterior vaginal wall prolapse?

G. Alessandro Digesu, Stefano Salvatore, Charlotte Chaliha, Stavros Athanasiou, Rodolfo Milani, Vik Khullar

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Abstract

This study aims to evaluate the changes of overactive bladder symptoms to anterior vaginal wall prolapse repair. Ninety-three consecutive women with symptomatic anterior vaginal wall prolapse ≥ stage II and coexistent overactive bladder symptoms were prospectively studied using a urinalysis, urodynamics, King's Health Questionnaire (KHQ), Prolapse Quality of Life (P-QOL) questionnaire and pelvic organ prolapse quantification (POP-Q) system before and 1 year after surgery. All women underwent a standard fascial anterior repair. Postoperatively, urinary frequency, urgency and urge incontinence disappeared in 60, 70 and 82% of women respectively (p value

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1439-1443
Number of pages5
JournalInternational Urogynecology Journal and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
Volume18
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2007

Keywords

  • Anterior vaginal repair
  • Lower urinary tract symptoms
  • Overactive bladder
  • Urodynamics
  • Vaginal prolapse
  • Women

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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