Transobturator tape compared with tension-free vaginal tape for stress incontinence: a randomized controlled trial.
What does TOT stand for?
TOT stands for Transobturator Tape (urology)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Surgical repair of stress urinary incontinence using either transobturator tape or tension-free vaginal tape significantly improved physical aspects of sexual function at 1 year, based on the secondary analysis of a study involving 170 women.
Transobturator tape (Uratape): a new minimally-invasive procedure to treat female urinary incontinence.
If you're happy with tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) to treat stress urinary incontinence (SUI), don't change to transobturator tape (TOT) unless it fills an unmet need.
3] In 2001, transobturator tapes (TOT) were introduced to lower the number of bladder perforations and vascular injuries associated with TVT.
Three studies presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons have begun to unravel the advantages and disadvantages of tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) and transobturator tape (TOT) procedures in patients with stress or mixed urinary incontinence.
The transobturator tape (TOT) procedure was first described in 2001 as an alternative to traditional TVT procedures; TOT decreases the risk of bladder, digestive and vascular injuries associated with the retropubic route.
The investigators agreed that their results favored the newer transobturator tape (TOT) procedure, as it is simpler than constructing midurethral synthetic slings with transvaginal tape (TVT).