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Stress incontinence

Stress incontinence


Retropubic suspension is a surgical technique used to improve urinary continence. In the procedure the bladder neck and urethra within the pelvic region are elevated and stitched to the pubic bone.

Review Date 3/28/2016

Updated by: Scott Miller, MD, urologist in private practice in Atlanta, GA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.