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Table 1 Adverse outcome rates reported in systematic reviews

From: Surgical management of stress urinary incontinence in women: safety, effectiveness and cost-utility of trans-obturator tape (TOT) versus tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) five years after a randomized surgical trial

Adverse Outcome Reference Follow-up TOT TVT
Vaginal erosion Long [50] ≤ 12 months 4% 1%
Groin pain Long [50] ≤ 12 months 6% 2%
Re-operation rate Novara [48] up to 16 months 2% 3%