Bladder Sling Surgery

Stanford, KY

#1 Aug 6, 2010
Someone close to me is getting ready to have this surgery and I was just wondering if anyone else has had it and if it really works or not?

United States

#2 Aug 6, 2010
I had the surgery and it is great wish I had done it sooner. they do it and send you home the same day..

Stanford, KY

#3 Aug 8, 2010
Well we'd heard a couple of people that had it done theirs came loose after the surgery and we were worried about that. Who was your Dr if u don't care for me asking
person who knows a little

Sandusky, OH

#4 Aug 8, 2010
Dr. eustis does this the lady dr. and she done my friends and she said she wished she had of had it done years ago....

United States

#5 Aug 9, 2010
I went through womens health Dr. Viner did mine.

Madisonville, KY

#6 Aug 10, 2010
How dangerous is the surgery what are your risk

Madisonville, KY

#7 Aug 11, 2010
how expensive is this surgery?

Madisonville, KY

#8 Aug 11, 2010
Is this done as a out patient or do you have to stay in the hospital?

United States

#9 Aug 11, 2010
I went to a dr in London and was told that because I smoke, it would only last five years, then have to have it re-done. Is there any truth in that?? When I get a cough, mine is EXTREMELY bad! I have to wear those Tena pads, the most absorbant they offer. I'm only 30.. this keeps me from doing a lot of things afraid if I'm sick I'll have a accident. It's horrible...
pleased patient

United States

#10 Aug 12, 2010
it is done as out patient. there is no danger in the surgery. as far as a time frame that it last I wasn't given a time frame I have a friend that smokes had it done and it has been over 5 yrs the doctors didn't mention anything like smoking would effect it I just wish i had it done sooner instead of having to wear protection all the time.

Idaho Falls, ID

#11 Dec 6, 2012
There were a number of people who complained of complications after the surgery. Adverse events have been reported to the FDA include pelvic pain, infections, bleeding, and even erosion of the device. There are articles at that could be a good reference for people concerned and interested.

United States

#12 Dec 6, 2012
Yes they are advertising it on tv and are MANY law suits going on right now. My mother in laws came loose and she's now in the same boat as was before.
new doc

Somerset, KY

#13 Dec 6, 2012
4sure wrote:
I went through womens health Dr. Viner did mine.
Dr. Viner now lives in Australia so not a good recommendation unless someone is up for a trip. He was on house hunters international not long a go.

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