AdVance Transobturator Male Sling for Post-Prostatectomy Incontinence – A Retrospective Study of Its Efficacy *

One of the more difficult problems faced by some men treated with surgery as their primary treatment modality is post-prostatectomy incontinence (PPI). PPI can affect the quality of life for both men successfully treated as well as those who go on and eventually develop advanced prostate cancer. One of the more common, but last efforts to help a man to regain a level of continence is by having a “male sling” installed. One of the more common slings is known as the AdVance Sling. In an attempt to evaluate the patient perceived efficacy of the AdVance Sling researchers performed a [...]