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Table 2 Complications

From: Complications associated with transobturator sling procedures: analysis of 233 consecutive cases with a 27 months follow-up

Complications Total N = 233 Obtape® N = 76 Aris® n = 101 TVT-O® n = 56 P value
During procedure n (%)      
   Haemorrhage>200 ml 12 (5.2) 2 (2.6) 9 (8.9) 1 (1.8) 0.07
   Vaginal perforation 2(0.9) 0 2 (2.0) 0 0.27
   Bladder perforation 0 (0) 0 0 0 NA
Early-postoperative n (%)      
   Urinary retention 6 (2.6%) 3 (3.9) 1 (1.0) 2 (3.6) 0.41
   Section of the sling 1(0.4%) 0 0 1 (1.8) 0.21
   Haematoma 1(0.4%) 0 0 1 (1.8) 0.21
Late post-operative* n (%)      
   Vaginal erosions 17 (7.6%) 13 (17.8) 4 (4.0) 0 >0.001
   Reintervention 14 (6.2%) 11 (15.1) 3 (3.0) 0 0.001
   Abscess 1 (0.4%) 1 (1.4) 0 0 0.35
   De novo dyspareunia 14 (6.2%) 7 (9.6) 5 (5.1) 2 (3.8) 0.33
   De novo urgency 14 (6.2%) 8 (11.0) 2 (2.0) 4 (7.5) 0.05
   Perineal pain 5 (2.2%) 2 (2.7) 2 (2.0) 1 (1.9) 0.93
   Worsening of urgency 9 (4.0%) 3 (4.1) 3 (3.0) 3 (5.7) 0.73
  1. P values are calculated with the chi-squared test
  2. *Percentage are calculated with N = 225 (73 Obtape®, 99 Aris®, 53 TVT-O®)
  3. Reinterventionfor vaginal erosion