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Table 3 Comparisons between women with and without erosions (N = 225)

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

Predictor Erosions (n = 17) No erosions (n = 208) Relative risk (95% CI) P value
Type of sling n (%)     
Obtape® 13 (76.5) 60 (28.8) Réf.  
Aris® 4 (23.5) 95 (45.7) 0.23 (0.08-0.67) 0.003
TVT-O® 0 53 (25.5) NA 0.001
Haemorrhage > 200 ml n (%) 2 (5.9) 10 (4.8) 2.37 (0.61-9.18) 0.22
Sexual activity n (%)     
No 4 (23.5%) 65 (31.3%) Réf.  
Yes 13 (76.5%) 143 (68.8%) 1.44 (0.49-4.25) 0.51
Age: mean (SD) 58.0 (13.4) 56.9 (12.3) NA 0.35
BMI: mean (SD) 27.6 (1.2) 27.7 (0.4) NA 0.39
Concomitant surgery n (%)     
None 9 (52.9) 116 (55.8) Réf.  
Prolapse surgery 3 (17.6%) 72 (34.6%) 0.56 (0.16-1.99) 0.36
Hysterectomy 1(5.9) 41 (19.7%) 0.33 (0.04-2.53) 0.26
Any surgery 8 (47.1) 92 (44.2) 1.11 (0.44-2.78) 0.82
Hypoestrogeny n (%)     
No 12 (70.6%) 111 (53.4%) Réf.  
Yes 5 (29.4%) 97 (46.6%) 0.88 (0.26-2.95) 0.84
  1. P values are calculated with the chi-squared test for proportions and with the T-test for means unless specified.