Stress urinary incontinence following radical prostatectomy can have a significant impact on a man's quality of life. Male slings offer a perceived minimally invasive treatment option and do not require the manual dexterity necessary to operate an artificial urinary sphincter. In this review, we outline the history of male slings and discuss the various fixed and adjustable slings that are available on the market. It is important for the general urologist to understand the technical differences, outcomes, and common complications of suburethral slings.
Reviews in urology. 2018 Jan [Epub]
Alexander D Doudt, Jack M Zuckerman
Department of Urology, Naval Medical Center San Diego San Diego, CA.