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The Effect of Body Mass Index on Retropubic Midurethral Slings

Bach, Fiona; Hill, Simon; Toozs-Hobson, Philip

Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey: August 2019 - Volume 74 - Issue 8 - p 465–466
doi: 10.1097/OGX.0000000000000708
GYNECOLOGY: UROGYNECOLOGY
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(Abstracted from Am J Obstet Gynecol 2019;220:371.e1–371.e9)

The prevalence of obesity during the past 2 decades in England has risen by approximately 40% and is continuing to rise as it has in other developed countries. There is a well-recognized association between stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and increasing body mass index (BMI).

Birmingham Women's Hospital, Birmingham (F.B., P.T.-H.); and East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust, Burnley (S.H.), United Kingdom

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